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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 […]

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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SMART Fears

As a HOBY alumnus, you may have heard about a little something called SMART Goals, with the prevailing mantra that SMART Goals lead to smart actions. SMART Goals are specific, measurable, attainable, relevant and time-based and they make us more effective and reliable leaders. Have you reached your SMART goals in the last year? Hopefully, […]

More like 2 Days of No Complaining?

The New Year asks us to take a hard look at ourselves, our habits and behavior, to make a judgment about the trajectory we are on. That is very much the spirit of our 21 Days of No Complaining Challenge. Many of you took the pledge with us to attempt to banish our inner Negative […]

Get $250 for your L4S or ALA project

Are you working on a project to change your community? Remember to apply for a Peace First mini-grant of up to $250 by March 31st! You can apply for a grant on your project page at PeaceFirst.Org Our partners at Peace First have an exciting opportunity for HOBY alumni who want to take their L4S […]

Complaining like your life depends on it

Can you go 21 Days without complaining? Like, not even once? We like to tell ourselves that venting is an important part of letting things go. But more often than not, retelling negative stories allows our thoughts to stay negative much longer than they would otherwise. Complaining is an obstacle to effective leadership. Such a leader […]

A Resumé that Resonates

Ah, the resumé, your work/life experience in 2 pages or less. There will be few documents you will spend more time on than your resumé. Many hours, sweat and yes, some tears may go into crafting the perfect summary of everything you know and are. But dry those tears, HOBY is here to help. Whether […]

In One Instant: Saving Lives by Combating Distracted Driving

  Did you know that the #1 killer of U.S. teens is distracted, impaired, and reckless driving?  And it’s completely preventable.  Now you can do something about it AND earn your Leadership for Service hours with one impactful project! In One Instant is HOBY’s partner in combating distracted driving and saving lives. Through their multifaceted, peer-driven, live […]

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