Cherokee Nation To Invest $5 Million With Local Boys & Girls Clubs Programs

Cherokee Nation leaders met with representatives of local Boys & Girls Clubs on Monday as Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. and Deputy Chief Bryan Warner unveiled plans to invest an additional $5 million into Boys & Girls Club programs over the next two years. TAHLEQUAH, OK – Cherokee Nation leaders met with 100 representatives of local Boys & Girls Clubs as Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. and Deputy Chief Bryan Warner unveiled plans to invest an additional $5 million into Boys & Girls Club programs over the next two years.

Funding is specifically designated to help clubs in Bartlesville, Pryor, Tahlequah, Nowata, Chelsea, Tulsa, Adair County, Delaware County and Sequoyah County with capital projects, addressing food insecurity among students, and grants that could help the clubs provide additional services during some holidays or over the summer months.

“When it comes to the Boys & Girls Clubs, these programs do important work,” said Chief Hoskin. “The Cherokee Nation is always looking ahead seven generations, thinking in generational terms, and naturally we look to the young people across the reservation. So much of what we aspire to do for young people are things our local Boys & Girls Clubs are already doing. Over the last four years, we’ve given nearly $1 million to the Boys & Girls Clubs across the Cherokee Nation reservation. Now, we are setting aside $5 million in additional funds to further support our Boys & Girls Clubs and the important work they do. We cannot measure what it means […]

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