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Aug 6, 2018

Connecting Youth to Leadership and Farming

The essence of meaningful work is that you are needed. Through their work with the LEAF Project, youth gain a stronger understanding of themselves, the food system and their roles within it.

Aug 6, 2018

A Brand New 4-H: Revitalizing a 100-year-old Nonprofit

4-H remains true to their roots of youth empowerment and life skill development, as well as their early beginnings in agriculture, while striving to be a modern brand and thought leader that continues to make an impact through creativity, insight-led strategy and unwavering focus on those it aims to serve - the country’s next generation of true leaders.

Aug 6, 2018

Making a Difference in Children’s Lives Every Day

Hard work is required for success, but success won’t come overnight because life is a more like a marathon than a sprint. This same lesson is true of Youth Development work.

Aug 6, 2018

Commitment to the Community

By Haily Jones Growing up can be tough, but growing up without the emotional and social support you need as an individual can be tougher. Many kids live their day-to-day lives by routine, and have little positive influence to help […]

Aug 6, 2018

Youth Developing Youth: A Teen-Powered Nonprofit Molding Gen Z Volunteers

Through TeenHOP, teens are shown that they don’t have to wait until they grow up, earn a degree and are hired to step into a leadership role or evoke change.

Aug 6, 2018

The Importance of Listening to the Experts

No matter which community your nonprofit invests in, the people who live there are the experts. When we listen to the experts on the ground, we learn what they really need.

Aug 6, 2018

Uncornered: A New Word, A Big Idea

Leaning in to a radical idea, having a large goal for it, seeking help in unusual places, using people to tell our story and having counter arguments for negativity have all contributed to the success of Boston Uncornered.

Jul 2, 2018

Kayak Fishing Brings Them Back to Life

Heroes on the Water helps veterans and first responders re-adjust to civilian life through kayak fishing and community fellowship.

Jul 2, 2018

Ensuring Excellence When You’re Charting A New Course

When your focus is a niche cause that the general public is not aware of, how do you garner awareness and provide the best service possible?

Jul 2, 2018

Putting Parkinson’s on the Ropes

Rock Steady Boxing takes the fight to Parkinson's Disease.