Tag Archives: Boy Scouts of America

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By Deseret News
Mar 11, 2014

Boy Scouts of America and Building Responsible Men

This opinion piece appeared in the Deseret News March 7, 2014. President Obama highlighted an important problem in announcing the “Brother’s Keeper” initiative. As he correctly noted, young men of color in this country are undergoing a crisis. Among black Americans, the unmarried birth rate now stands at about 73 percent. Unemployment among black men [...]

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By The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Oct 31, 2013

LDS Presiding Bishop, Gary E. Stevenson, Counsels to Pray for Scout Leaders

GRAPEVINE, TEXAS — Transcript of a speech given by Bishop Gary E. Stevenson, Presiding Bishop of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, at the Boy Scouts of America national annual meeting on 23 May 2013. Welcome and Introduction Hello and welcome to all of you, my Scouting friends and colleagues. What a great honor it [...]

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By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 18, 2013

Boy Scouts of America Utah National Parks Council Statement on Goblin Valley Incident

Utah National Parks Council Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The National Boy Scouts of America’s Update: Monday, October 21, 2013, 11:30 A.M. After reviewing this matter with the local chartered organization, these men have been removed from their leadership positions and are no longer members of the BSA. Utah National Parks Council Update: Monday, October 21, [...]

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By Heidi Sanders
Jul 22, 2013

Church History Museum Celebrates 100 Years of Scouting in the Church

On Friday, July 19, 2013 the LDS Church History Museum opened the doors to two exhibits celebrating the Church’s partnership with the Boy Scouts of America: American Originals: Norman Rockwell and Scouting and A Good Turn Daily: 100 Years of Scouting and the Aaronic Priesthood. Families with children, boys in Cub Scout and Boy Scout [...]