Monthly Archives: January 2014

Lauren McCarthy: Living with an Invisible Illness

The following is a cross-post from The Michigan Daily.  At 18 years old, most high-school graduates imagine their soon-to-be college careers as a blur of caffeine induced all-nighters, nearly impossible exams, subsequent celebratory bar crawls, partying until 3 a.m. and … Continue reading

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Be Someone Who Matters to Someone Who Matters

“One of the greatest values of mentors is the ability to see ahead what others cannot see and to help them navigate a course to their destination.” ~John C. Maxwell, Leadership Gold  My passion for working with youth developed at … Continue reading

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Plotting a Roadmap to Success

The following blog entry is a cross-post from (Work in Progress), the official blog of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). The blog is written by Rhonda Basha, a supervisory policy advisor on DOL’s Office of Disability Employment Policy Youth Team. Now that we’ve … Continue reading

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