BY THE NUMBERS Annually, it costs Georgians $148,767 to incarcerate one youth. Teen childbirths costs Georgians $91,142 annually. A high school drop-out cost Georgian $292,000.
Since 2009, no regularly participating Boys & Girls Club member has entered the juvenile justic system. No regularly participating Boys & Girls Club member has become a parent. Every regularly participating high school senior has graduated on time, with a plan for the future.
An $1,800 investment sends a child to Boys & Girls Clubs for one year and saves Georgians $530,109!