GreatNonprofits: Find non-profits and charities to review, donate, or volunteer.

Oops! You must enter a search term greater than 3 characters.

aharmer

aharmer - charity reviews, charity ratings, best charities, best nonprofits, search nonprofits
58 Profile Views
1 Reviews

Login to send private message
Click here to get your favorites badge.
EDGE Youth Leadership (formerly NCYLS)
November 13, 2012

“I attended NCYLS for the first time in 2004. In need of student volunteers, I was invited me to return to the seminar to help out. I didn’t have much going on that weekend and the seminar was really memorable from the year before, so I agreed to attend. Little did I know, my involvement would begin to develop into an ever growing passion. I volunteer with NCYLS because it matters. People are important! In a world where people too often take sides, NCYLS provides a safe place for students and staff to develop values. Non-partisan, neutral, leadership development. It’s beautiful really. Every year, I learn from the students and fellow staff. I’m given a fresh perspective of humanity and hope for a better tomorrow. Sappy? Sure. But applied leadership is a fairy tale I’m willing to keep dreaming. NCYLS provides not just inspiring speakers and workshops, we provide opportunities for personal development and exploration. This, in turn, creates more self-aware community members, ready to make a positive impact on their surroundings. Growing up in San Jose, I enjoy the diversity that NCYLS strives for and highlights. The students and staff bring an incredibly diverse heritage of experiences with them to the seminar and leave with a common goal: improve. Imagine being a part of an organization constantly striving for the end goal: help people, schools and communities IMPROVE! It’s remarkable really.

More feedback

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of board members?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

Will you tell others about this organization?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

MY ROLE:
Board Member