THESE ARE OUR STORIES OF IMPACT

Adventure for Someone

Adventure for Someone

CYL’s Central Denver Chapter had a great time on May 1, 2022 leading an Adventure for Someone hike in partnership with Big City Mountaineers (BCM)! Throughout the year, this Chapter has been working to support BCM’s mission of providing outdoor experiences to...

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S2E2: Joyful Change

S2E2: Joyful Change

In this episode, Sonakshi and Brayden talk with Bre, from Joy as Resistance, and Clarise, a member of Colorado Youth Congress, to discuss change, leadership, identity, and self expression in the queer community. Generation Collaboration is produced in partnership...

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My TLG Story

My TLG Story

The Think Like a Genius Challenge was one of the best life experiences I’ve ever had. Each of my abilities was put to the test to see if we could crush this Challenge. Many different types of life skills were introduced and highlighted in this Challenge. Through...

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S1E3: Curiosity

S1E3: Curiosity

The third episode of the Hear Our Voices podcast is out now! Podcast hosts, Lily and Brandon, explore the leadership theme of Curiosity. You can listen here, or go check us out on Spotify or Apple Podcasts. LISTEN HERE Guests Gitanjali Rao: inventor, scientist,...

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S1E1: Exploring Resiliency

S1E1: Exploring Resiliency

We’re excited for you to listen to the first episode of the Hear Our Voices podcast as hosts, Lily and Brandon, explore the leadership theme of Resiliency. You can listen here, or go check us out on Spotify or Apple Podcasts. LISTEN HERE Guests Governor Jared...

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Redefining what leadership means

Redefining what leadership means

Colorado Young Leaders (CYL) has been the most impactful organization in my life. It’s redefined volunteerism and service for me as a place in which I could be a leader and through which I could develop myself and my leadership abilities rather than simply...

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Youth are unstoppable

Youth are unstoppable

Through CYL, I learned what an incredible impact youth can have when they come together to problem-solve and think creatively. Through organizing White Out the Stigma (our Global Youth Service Day project focusing on reducing the stigma of youth mental health), I...

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Max A. Testimonial

“Saying yes is the start of something bigger than you could have imagined. You’ll know you love it when you do it.” – Max A., CYL ’16

Molly C Testimonial

“I have the mindset that every action I take has an impact. And I have the control of whether that’s a positive impact or not. I had no idea that my mind could have such a positive effect on my life.”– Molly C., CYL ’17

Molly C Testimonial

“Exploring a new way to lead is leading with humility. It’s leading from the heart. It’s listening to others and representing those with no voice. It’s leading for the benefit of everyone. And those are skills you don’t find anywhere...

Joshua M. Testimonial 2

“When I returned home from the service adventure, I spent about two days reminiscing the events, and not regretting anything.” – Joshua M., CYL ’17

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