Category Archives: Personal Development & Volunteering

‘Tis the Season: Be Intentional in 2013 by Katie Anthony

YNPN Chicago Board of Directors’ Speak! Thanksgiving is a time many of us pause to think about all the good in our life.  The New Year causes us to look at where we have been over the last twelve months.  … Continue reading

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Joining a Board the Right Thing For You? by Carlos Velazquez

This past weekend, I was thrilled to have been accepted to join the board of Pros Arts Studios, a wonderful Pilsen-based non-profit offering arts programs and events for Chicago youth and the community. It’s the first board that I will … Continue reading

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Giving Time or Money by Ashley Walls

Volunteering is a great way to learn about your passions, test out your skills, and meet a variety of people. Volunteer experiences can be short-term or long-term; once a week or once a month. Over the past few months, my … Continue reading

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A Board Service Story By Aaron House

Serving on an ALL-VOLUNTEER board means something very different than serving on a traditional board. It means you’re accountable. It means you’re the workhorse. It means the big ideas you share during monthly discussions might just end up right back … Continue reading

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