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Growing Your Astronomy Club
Part 2: Keep 'Em Coming Back

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checkTips on Diversifying your Club

Many clubs are concerned by a shortage of younger adults and women among their membership. Clubs indicate that they would like to increase diversity in their club and reduce what many refer to as the “white-hair syndrome.”

Here are some things to be aware of:

Younger Adults (18-35):


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