Courageous Stories

Highlighting community stories of courage, strength and resiliency


Kofi Alum Inspires Next Generation of African American Youth

Army veteran, college graduate and pursuing graduate studies in social work, a Kofi alum shares his experience and success with the school-based program for African American youth at Wilder. Read this story »

Youth Leadership Initiative Alumna Draws on Leadership Lessons in School and Life

Already a leader, this first-generation Hmong American embraced her multicultural identity in the Youth Leadership Initiative program, became the first alum to earn a master’s degree and launched a career in intercultural communication. Read this story »