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What to Expect from this Year’s Hybrid WLC

Recently, the HOBY World Leadership Congress Vice Chair Team made an important announcement: this year’s WLC, which will take place from July 25th-31st, will be a hybrid seminar. The decision had been anticipated eagerly by volunteers, parents, and participants alike for several months, but in addition to excitement, the announcement was met with some confusion. […]

Recognizing and Appreciating Volunteers

By Rose Santini, Chief National Programs Officer National Volunteer Week debuted in the United States in 1974 and has continued to grow every year since. In his proclamation declaring National Volunteer Week, President Richard Nixon urged all Americans to observe the week by seeking out a volunteer opportunity. He also called upon all communities to […]

Gratitude in a Time of Crisis

by Cheryl Brenn, HOBY Chief International Programs Officer There is no doubt we are in the midst of a global health crisis.  We are navigating, continually changing environments and situations, some of which we couldn’t even imagine just a week or two ago.  Ask any high school or college student if they thought they would […]