Boy Scouts of America Changes Name To Be More Inclusive, Here's The New Name – EVOL

The Boy Scouts of America has changed its name after over 114 years.

In a press release, the Boy Scouts of America announced it would change its name to Scouting America to be more inclusive.

In a statement, Boy Scouts of America wrote, “In the next 100 years, we want any youth in America to feel very, very welcome to come into our programs.”

The move by the organization comes as they face dozens of sexual abuse claims.

Boy Scouts announce transition to ‘Scouting America’ in new, ‘inclusive’ move

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Here’s what NBC News reported:

The Boy Scouts of America is changing its name for the first time in its 114-year history and will become Scouting America. It’s a significant shift as the organization emerges from bankruptcy following a flood of sexual abuse claims and seeks to focus on inclusion.

The organization steeped in tradition has made seismic changes after decades of turmoil, from finally allowing gay youth to welcoming girls throughout its ranks. With an eye on increasing flagging membership numbers, the Irving, Texas-based organization announced the name change Tuesday at its annual meeting in Florida.

“In the next 100 years we



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