Stories of Impact

My Decalibron Journey – Service & Leadership

May 24, 2019

The summer after my freshman year of high school, my best friend Casey and I decided to make a summer …

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CYL Base Camp Inspires Teens to Lead in their Community

February 14, 2019

It was early on a Saturday morning walking up to Sturm Hall at the University of Denver, and you could …

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The Humble Attitude of a Leader

August 29, 2018

I climbed out of my hammock and took in a big whiff of chill morning air, tainted by the smell …

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A Day of Peacebuilding and Community Impact

July 31, 2018

At the garden, we all converge, Paths cross and then Diverge Eyes misty, I soon learn I wasn’t the only …

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Reflections from Pine Ridge – A Life Changing Journey

July 03, 2018

The Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, one of the poorest areas in the United States, is home to …

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Maddy’s Story – 3 Years Out

June 04, 2018

Never does one think that three years later one organization will still have such a huge impact on their life. …

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Global Youth Service Day and Colorado Young Leaders: Youth-led solutions to real world problems

April 30, 2018

Considering what we have all seen repeatedly in the national media and in our own Colorado backyard, young people in …

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Where Service Meets Adventure: Our “Climb” to an Ideal CYL Trip

April 20, 2018

Imagine yourself, back in your high school years, some of your friends may be spending their spring break sleeping for …

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