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Denzel Washington and Jennifer Lopez Pictures: Boys and Girls Clubs of America Photos and Pics

Denzel Washington and Jennifer Lopez Pictures: Denzel Washington announces that Jennifer Lopez will join him as a national spokesperson for Boys and Girls Clubs of America during a ceremony held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 30, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.

Washington has served as national spokesperson for BGCA since 1992. An alumnus of the Club in his hometown of Mount Vernon, N.Y., Denzel has proven a tireless advocate for the Clubs and the young people they serve. He has participated in five national advertising campaigns, has served as an active member of BGCA’s Board of Governors since 1996, appeared before Congressional leaders on Capitol Hill, and wrote a book about mentorship – A Hand To Guide Me – with proceeds benefitting Boys & Girls Clubs. In 2008 he launched the BE GREAT campaign, asking more than 20 fellow Club alumni to give back by supporting the organization that helped them open the door to a great future. By inviting fellow-alumnus Jennifer Lopez to join him as national spokesperson, Denzel is expanding this key role to two people for the first time in the organization’s 104-year history. The announcement commemorates the 20th anniversary of the organization’s name change from “Boys Clubs” to Boys & Girls Clubs of America, marking the expansion of the mission to reach all young people in need.

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