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Mar 23, 2015, 12:28 ET
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Innovative Pilot Program to Prepare Youth in 14 Communities for Growing STEM Workforce

The National Guard Youth Foundation (NGYF) is partnering with global engineering and design firm Michael Baker International and EverFi, a...

Feb 25, 2015, 13:03 ET
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Two Volunteer Leaders Honored For Helping Improve Lives of High School Dropouts

 The National Guard Youth Foundation (NGYF) has honored former U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu of Louisiana and Thomas J. Campbell, Founder and...

Feb 18, 2015, 13:00 ET
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National Guard Youth Foundation Celebrates 10th Anniversary of ChalleNGe Champions Gala

On Tuesday, February 24th, the National Guard Youth Foundation (NGYF) will celebrate the 10th anniversary of its ChalleNGe Champions Gala, which...

Feb 10, 2015, 10:44 ET
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National Guard Youth Foundation and U.S. Reps. Grace Napolitano and David McKinley Will Host National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Awareness Reception on Capitol Hill

Today on Capitol Hill, the National Guard Youth Foundation will host a reception to raise awareness of the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program,...

Sep 22, 2014, 15:44 ET
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National Guard Youth Foundation Partners with EverFi to Bring Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Training to Cadets of the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program

In response to the job market's growing demand for employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills, the National Guard Youth...

Aug 18, 2014, 10:30 ET

Boys & Girls Clubs of America and The National Guard Youth Foundation Partner to Provide Youth Empowerment Resources to Cadets and Graduates of the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program

 Boys & Girls Clubs of America and the National Guard Youth Foundation announce a national partnership that will provide services to teens...

Aug 07, 2014, 16:18 ET
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Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s Sweep at Pocono Raceway Raises Awareness for High School Dropout Crisis

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Hendrick Motorsports teamed with the National Guard Youth Foundation and sponsors Michael Baker International and DC Capital...

Jul 11, 2014, 11:57 ET
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NGYF and National Black Chamber of Commerce Announce National Partnership to Provide Job Skills, Employment Opportunities for Previously Disconnected Youth

The National Guard Youth Foundation (NGYF), the non-profit that supports the evidence-based National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program, and the...

Feb 21, 2014, 13:13 ET

Rookie Racing Star Tyler Reddick to Team Up with National Guard Youth Foundation as Spokesperson

Driver of the No. 19 Brad Keselowski Racing (BKR) Ford F-150 Tyler Reddick has teamed up with the National Guard Youth Foundation as an official...

Dec 03, 2013, 14:04 ET
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National Guard Youth Foundation Announces Scholarship Recipients

National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Graduates to Use the Funds Toward College, Trade and Vocational Schools The National Guard Youth Foundation...

Oct 07, 2013, 17:44 ET
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U.S. Rep. Grace Napolitano, the California Military Department and the National Guard Youth Foundation to Honor Members of the Community Creating Opportunities for Youth in California's Youth ChalleNGe Program

Second Annual California ChalleNGe Champions Gala to Take Place October 19th at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills The National Youth...

Jun 24, 2013, 10:45 ET
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Drives in Kentucky's Quaker State 400 to Jumpstart Awareness of High School Dropout Crisis

 Dale Earnhardt Jr. has teamed up with the National Guard Youth Foundation (NGYF) to propel attention to the nation's alarming high school...

May 28, 2013, 12:16 ET
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National Guard Youth Foundation Receives $4.7 Million Grant through Microsoft YouthSpark Initiative

 The National Guard Youth Foundation, a nonprofit organization focused on helping adolescents who have dropped out of school to get a second...

Feb 13, 2013, 15:14 ET
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Celebrities to Team Up to Raise Awareness of Dropout Crisis at Eighth Annual ChalleNGe Champions Gala

NASCAR Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., Singer/Songwriter Kaley Caperton, Country Music Star LeAnn Rimes and WWE's Kofi Kingston Join NGYF in Celebrating...

Nov 13, 2012, 15:04 ET
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Lt. Gen. John B. Conaway Presented with National Recreation Foundation's 2012 Robert W. Crawford Achievement Prize

Conaway Honored for Decades of Work with Troubled Youth At a reception at the Maryland Club in Baltimore, Md. on Thursday, November 8th, Lt....

Feb 28, 2012, 14:22 ET
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ChalleNGe Program Provides Significant Return on Taxpayers' Investment

RAND Corporation Cost-Benefit Analysis Shows Estimated Return on Investment in Youth ChalleNGe Program is 166 Percent  Data released...

Feb 21, 2012, 12:03 ET
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Celebrities Drop by DC To Raise Awareness of Dropout Crisis

NASCAR Driver Dale Earnhardt, Jr., IndyCar Driver JR Hildebrand, Actor/Singer Tyler Hilton, WWE's Kofi Kingston Join NGYF in Celebrating the...

Nov 17, 2011, 15:15 ET
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Youth ChalleNGe Program Poised to Dramatically Improve the Lives of Out-of-School Youth Through Innovative, Evidence-Based Program

Findings from 3-Year MDRC Evaluation and Ongoing RAND Cost-Benefit Analysis Show Promise of Scaling Program At a briefing today on Capitol Hill,...

Sep 02, 2011, 15:30 ET
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JR Hildebrand to Team up with National Guard Youth Foundation as Spokesperson

Hildebrand Will Raise Awareness of the Success of the National Guard in Combating the Dropout Crisis Through the Youth ChalleNGe Program Driver...

Jul 15, 2011, 17:07 ET
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MDRC Study Finds National Guard Youth Challenge Program Produces Lasting Improvements For Former Dropouts

Final Results Indicate ChalleNGe Graduates More Likely to Receive Diploma or GED, Earn College Credits, Be Employed and Earn More Money On a...