We're investing in youth today for a better tomorrow.

Our work extends beyond Clubs, into our broader communities and future generations.

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Helping young people build strong character and realize their full potential as leaders in the community for more than 130 years.

Our core values guide the day-to-day operations of our organization, and remain at the forefront of every decision we make:

Youth First – We keep children and teens at the forefront of every action and decision to elevate members’ voices.

Integrity – We conduct ourselves with honesty and transparency and strive to do the right thing, every day, and every time.

Community – We foster an inclusive culture by celebrating diversity and respecting the inherent dignity and worth of everyone.

Equity – We commit to providing opportunities to create just outcomes that honor the needs, experiences, and values of our community, especially those with marginalized identities.

Innovation – We apply a forward-thinking approach that encourages teamwork, adaptability, strategy, intention, and creativity to address today’s challenges and build positive futures for all members.

We embody the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion through programming, initiatives, and the creation of a safe haven for children and teens to be their authentic selves.

Diversity means seeing and accepting, without bias, all human characteristics, experiences, and identities that make us unique as individuals and members of cultures and communities.


Equity means discovering, creating and providing what is required, requested, and measured by each human to feel equal.


Inclusion means ensuring everyone is invited to contribute, be seen, be heard, feel valued and be counted in a way that is safe and makes sense for them.

"We are making a generational impact that expands beyond the walls of our buildings and into the communities we are serving."

Robert Lewis, Jr.
Nicholas President and CEO

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CEO and president Robert Lewis Jr smiling

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USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: USDA Discrimination Complaint Form , from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

  1. mail:
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
  2. fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.