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Alumni Spotlight: Jennifer Bullockus – HOBY California-South, 2016

“HOBY helped [me] create a social network of youth volunteers like me that volunteer for the love of giving back. I don’t have to wait until I am older to make a difference. HOBY taught me the value of individuals’ abilities and the responsibility of using your own talents to give back to the community. […]

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Why This School Counselor Invests in Youth Leadership – Natalie Gaudette

By Guest Contributor: Natalie Gaudette One of the things I was most excited about doing after becoming a high school counselor was bringing HOBY to my school and giving my students the opportunity to attend. When I, myself, was a high school sophomore, I attended as an ambassador and the experience is what inspired me to pursue […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Jackson Machesky – HOBY California-South, 2016

“Before HOBY, I knew that I wanted to do something to benefit individuals less fortunate than myself, but I did not know where to channel my efforts. Attending the HOBY [Southern California] Leadership Seminar gave me the resources to actually put my thoughts into action… HOBY gave me the expertise and facilitated my passion to […]

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IWU Welcomes HOBY Student Leaders, Introduces Scholarship

Approximately 160 high school student leaders attended the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) Seminar on the Illinois Wesleyan University campus June 14-17. In conjunction with hosting the annual seminar for students in the Illinois Central South region (ILCS), the University is also introducing a $1,000 scholarship – available beginning in the fall of 2019 – for HOBY alumni. Founded in […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Valerie Nguyen – HOBY Virginia, 2016

  “Before attending HOBY, I was confused what my true passion was in life. In History class, my mind always wandered off to what I could be doing for childhood cancer. Because I knew I was a “blue” style leader from HOBY, I was able to play my strengths of “people skills” with the sponsors that I […]

Dear World Changer, Just Don’t Quit

Dear World Changer, I get it. You want to change the world. You want to launch that business. You want to feed starving children. You want to change this nation’s laws on equality, gun rights, healthcare and more. You want to make an impact … a difference. And, spoiler alert, you are capable of that […]

Apply to be Youth Observer to the United Nations

Do you have a passion for international affairs? Do you want to travel the country and the world to serve as a voice for young Americans? You just might be the next U.S. Youth Observer to the United Nations. Applications are now open to apply to be the 2018-2019 U.S. Youth Observer to the UN! […]

Waldorf University has scholarships for HOBY Alumni

Waldorf University’s Pillars Scholarship program is offering several scholarship opportunities exclusively to HOBY Alumni! The scholarships are for new residential students interested in living-and-learning environments and interested in valuable connections to faculty, internship experience, opportunities for research and/or service projects in one of the areas below. Art Biology Business Campus Ministry Creative Writing – English […]

THE M&A ADVISOR GETS SERIOUS ABOUT YOUTH LEADERSHIP WITH HOBY

The M&A Advisor continues its 17-year history of recognizing the importance of leadership by establishing a partnership with HOBY (Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership), an international nonprofit that has been inspiring a global community of youth and volunteers to a life dedicated to leadership, service, and innovation since 1958. With over 450,000 alumni in more than […]

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Join HOBY in Ireland with ASLFL’s International Youth Leadership Conference

  “I don’t know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve.”   – Albert Schweitzer   Hugh O’Brian was deeply moved by the work of humanitarian Dr. Albert Schweitzer, who was his […]

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