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DYLN and TEDxYouth@IndependenceSchool

DYLN and TEDxYouth@IndependenceSchool

Imagine a room full of 100 bright young middle school students. I, along with my fellow DYLN Scholars, had the pleasure to work with these students and teach them skills that can help them embrace the future and the changes it may bring at TEDxYouth@IndependenceSchool on March 6. The lessons we provided them with ranged…

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DYLN @ UrbanPromise

DYLN @ UrbanPromise

This year, UrbanPromise Wilmington became our community service partner. Scholars, mentors and peer mentors joined together to volunteer and give back to our community. We heard from an inspiring group of StreetLeaders about patience, commitment and role modeling. Thank you, UrbanPromise, for making a difference in the lives of many young people.      …

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DYLN Class of 2016

DYLN Class of 2016

Our current class of DYLN Scholars kicked off the program at the Delaware Museum of Natural History with our annual DYLNduction. Featured speakers this year have included First Lady Carla Markell, Rev. Dr. John Moore, Olympian Theresa Andrews, Bill Rivers, Kay Keenan, Soraya Gutman and many more. In addition, we have hosted panels on science, engineering,…

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Servant Leadership with Bill Rivers

Servant Leadership with Bill Rivers

On October 25, 2015, we had the pleasure of listening to a talk given by Bill Rivers.  Mr. Rivers is a graduate of the University of Delaware and worked on Capitol Hill as the former Press Secretary for Senator Pat Toomey. Currently, he studies public policy as a graduate student at the University of Pennsylvania as…

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