Jim Clark, national president and CEO for Boys & Girls Clubs of America, will speak at a June 5 event at George Washington Carver Elementary School, 705 E. University Ave. Clark will discuss the challenges of poverty, obesity and the high number of high school dropouts, and what Boys & Girls Clubs are doing to help. J. Barry Griswell will introduce Clark. The event will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. and will be open to the public.