Tag Archives: Youth Leadership

Send a HOBY Hug this Valentine’s Day!

    HOBY Hugs aren’t just for the seminar! Valentine’s Day is Saturday, February 14th Spread the love and give a virtual HOBY Hug! With a $5.00 gift you can purchase a HOBY Hug online and HOBY will send a hug to anyone you choose– your friends, family, or those HOBY pals you are thinking […]

2015 OYA Semi-Finalists

Whether through community service, realizing personal and professional dreams, or starting their own non-profits, HOBY alumni are changing the world for the better. Do you know of a notable alumna/us or have news of your own to share? E-mail us at alumni@hoby.org. HOBY Outstanding Young Alumni Award The HOBY Outstanding Young Alumni Award was created to […]

Apply for the Disney Friends for Change Grant!

Hey HOBY… Looking for some funding to apply for a project? Check out this OUTSTANDING opportunity from Disney Friends for Change! Apply by February 18 and don’t forget to tell us what you plan to do for Global Youth Service Day in the comments! Disney Friends for Change Grants offer young change-makers $500 to gather […]

EARTH DAY

It’s EARTH DAY today! Like we said on our FACEBOOK post, We are loving the #GlobalSelfie thing going on with NASA. Anyone, anywhere on the globe, can participate by posting a “selfie” with their local environment as a backdrop. Post your photo to Twitter, Instagram or Google+ using the hashtag #GlobalSelfie. Photos tagged #GlobalSelfie will be used to […]

It Starts Here!

Guest Blog: Russ Tanguay, Jr. “If you want to see your full potential and reach it, this is the place where it starts.” – 2013 WLC Ambassador  The power from within this organization, and only a few words, never ceases to amaze, especially when a 2013 WLC Ambassador inspired the foundation of the 2014 WLC. […]

WLC Registration Is Open!

Enroll Now!! This week long program, the 2014 World Leadership Congress will take place July 19 – July 26 at Loyola University Chicago. During the week participants will interact with leaders from all walks of life, participate in thought-provoking workshops, work together at community service projects, collaborate with their team members to achieve common goals […]

Call Out for 2014 Trainers!

2014 HOBY Training Institute What: 2014 Volunteer Training Institute When: August 14th – 17th, 2014 Where: Omni Hotel in Houston, TX 2014 TI Chairman: Caryll Lawrence, Virginia Corporate Board Treasurer/Region Y Regional Project Director. 2014 Vice-Chair: Bryan Tate, Pennsylvania Central Corporate Board President. The 2014 Vice-Chair will serve as the 2015 TI Chairperson. Curriculum Team […]

Featured Article by Javier La Fianza

Published First HERE on January 31, 2013. Why being a leader is about more than just a title You’re reading this column because you view yourself as a leader, someone making a difference in the lives of others. Whether through business, family or community work, leaders have at least one thing in common — they […]

Giving Thanks

A message from HOBY President and CEO, Javier La Fianza. As I think of the coming season of thanks and giving, from Thanksgiving and beyond, this quote from President Reagan spoke to me because it really sums up HOBY. As I enter my 7th year at HOBY, I am still humbled and honored to serve […]

WLC is looking for a few good volunteers!

HOBY’s World Leadership Congress (WLC) is designed to allow students to discover their own personal leadership potential while becoming responsible and responsive global citizens. Participating students have the opportunity to engage with thought-leaders in a wide variety of fields. They also participate in hands-on leadership learning and activities in addition to service opportunities throughout the week. […]