Archive for the ‘Youth Serving Organizations’ Category

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (March 10-16, 2014).

Monday, March 17th, 2014


The Cookiecott: Pro-life groups say the Girl Scouts are selling something else along with their Thin Mints, Trefoils and Samoas: abortion.” By Robin Marty. March 11, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (March 3-9, 2014)

Monday, March 10th, 2014


Disney to end donations to Boy Scouts over ban of gay leaders; According to the Boy Scouts of America, Disney will beginning next year halt its grants to the organization that bans gay leaders.” By Adolfo Flores. Los Angeles Times. March 3, 2014.
Related story:
Disney ‘very forthright’ on cutting Boy Scouts funding over gay policy.” Los Angeles Times. March 4, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (February 24-March 2, 2014)

Monday, March 3rd, 2014


No longer loyal to Scouts, boys join Trail Life.” By Norman Merchant. San Francisco Chronicle/Associated Press. March 2, 2014.
Related story:
Trail Life courts those who oppose Boy Scouts’ acceptance of gays.” San Jose Mercury-News. March 2, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (February 17-23, 2014)

Monday, February 24th, 2014


Samoas, Thin Mints and business ethics.” By Kelly Richmond Pope. Washington Post. February 17, 2014.
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Girl Scouts Frown On Outsourcing Cookie Sales.” Morning Edition/National Public Radio. February 21, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (February 3-9, 2014)

Monday, February 10th, 2014


Anti-Abortion Groups Boycott Girl Scout Cookies.” By M.L. Johnson. Huffington Post. February 5, 2014.
Related story:
Breaking news and analysis of politics, the economy and activism; Stand With the Girl Scouts.” By John Nichols. Nation. February 6, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (January 27-February 2, 2014)

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014


Urban Gardner: Discipline–and Swords–at the Knickerbocker Greys; Ralph Gardner Jr. on his family ties to the after-school organization.” By Ralph Gardner Jr. Wall Street Journal. January 28, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (December 30, 2013-January 5, 2014)

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014


Gay youths now ‘safe’ in Boy Scouts; As of New Year’s Day, the Boy Scouts of America’s ban on openly gay members is a thing of the past. But the prohibition against gay leaders will apply after age.” By Molly Hennessy-Fiske. Los Angeles Times. January 1, 2014.
Related story:
Openly gay youth now welcome in Boy Scouts of America.” By Phil Gast and Ben Brumfield. CNN. January 1, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (December 23-29, 2013)

Monday, December 30th, 2013


Boy Scouts Start Accepting Gay Youth On New Year’s Day.” By David Crary and Nomaan Merchant. Huffington Post. December 29, 2013.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (October 21-27, 2013)

Monday, October 28th, 2013


Girl Scouts of the USA cuts dozens of jobs; The Girl Scouts of the USA, struggling with falling membership, just earned its layoff badge. It cut about 85 jobs, a quarter of its staff, in recent months.”.By Theresa Agovino. Crain’s New York Business. October 23, 2013.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (October 14-20, 2013)

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013


Utah: Boy Scout Leaders Investigated.” New York Times/Associated Press. October 18, 2013.