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DYLN Graduation 2016

DYLN Graduation 2016

Congratulations to the DYLN Class of 2016! On April 30, we celebrated the DYLN Graduation with alumna speaker, Kennedy Wong, DYLN ’13 and our keynote speaker, Dr. Karissa Thacker – author of The Art of Authenticity. Great words of wisdom from Dr. Thacker’s talk: “On the field of the self stand a knight and a dragon.  You are…

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DYLN ’16 Volleyball team

DYLN ’16 Volleyball team

The Easter Seals and CAI Volleyball Tournament on March 21, 2016 was a great success! The team raised over $500 and maybe next year DYLN can try to aim for over $1000. It would be nice if DYLN could maintain a tradition of playing at the event and raising money for such a wonderful cause….

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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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