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Thought leadership, trends and insights on community matters

5 Skills Youth Leadership Initiative Alumni Bring Into Work and Life After High School

August 14, 2019
By guest author and changemaker, Padah Vang, YLI Alumna (2013 – 2015) and Youth Mentor (summer 2018 internship) with Wilder’s Youth Leadership Initiative.

What Does It Take for Community Leaders to Lead from Within?

July 24, 2019 by Nou Yang
Take a look around you. You, me, all of us have the capacity to be leaders, no matter how old or young we are. Now, imagine what our collective leadership, driven by purpose and values, can do for… Read more »

Why Multiculturalism Matters for Local and Global Youth Leadership

July 10, 2019 by Nou Yang
How can multiculturalism empower people of many races, ethnicities and cultures to live and work in harmony not only in the US but also around the world?  Our efforts started with the Youth… Read more »

3 Lessons About Authentic Leadership

June 26, 2019
Wilder takes leadership development seriously, and not only because we offer distinct leadership programs for youth, community members, experienced professionals and executives. Values-based and… Read more »

What Can We Do Together That We Can’t Do Alone?

November 8, 2018
The diversity of our communities and our organizations means that almost any time we come together, we do so across difference. That's where this research and practice-based collaboration resource… Read more »

Youth Participatory Evaluation: How to Start?

August 29, 2017 by Ryan Evans
For the Youth Leadership Initiative, evaluation is one of the many ways that they meaningfully engage youth in their program. By practicing Youth Participatory Evaluation (YPE), evaluation is no… Read more »

Hello Fellows: Meet Damon Shoholm

July 24, 2017 by Damon Shoholm
Wilder employees have the opportunity to apply for Kingston Fellowships, an honor awarded annually based on accomplishments, commitment to human services and leadership potential. In March 2017,… Read more »

Hello Fellows: Meet MK Nguyen

March 22, 2017 by MK Nguyen
Wilder employees have the opportunity to apply for Kingston Fellowships, an honor awarded annually based on accomplishments, commitment to human services and leadership potential. In March 2016,… Read more »
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