Looking Back on Summit 2015: Grow Your Impact

Summit 2015 post-Summit

Summit 2015 wrapped up Sunday after an incredible weekend celebrating the accomplishments of the last year, learning how to serve our communities even better and sharing ideas with each other. Attendees gave the Summit a rating of 4.7 out of 5, so it sounds like it was a worthy investment for them too!

Here’s what just a few of the Summit attendees had to say about their experience:

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“The Summit is a great place to network, gain ideas, and learn about diverse perspectives. I love seeing the personal growth that occurs at Summit.” – Aubrey, Youth Volunteer

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“It was great getting to know everyone and I learned a lot.” – Sezny, AmeriCorps member

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“I am going home PUMPED with new ideas to improve our local YVC!” – Laura, Youth Volunteer

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“I’ve made many good friends at these Summits.” – Rishi, Youth Volunteer

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“It was really great, and I learned A LOT! Taking back feedback and making a more awesome YVC!” – Lori, Executive Director

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“I learned so much about YVC and what I need to do to make mine the best.” – Tori, AmeriCorps member

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“I met a lot of new people I just wish they weren’t living so far away!” – Ian, Youth Volunteer


“Our youth feel so much more involved and connected to the organization as a whole.” – Eileen, Program Director

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“It makes me wanna go back home and volunteer a ton, influencing those around me.” – Allyah, Youth Volunteer

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“My leadership skills have developed throughout the Summit. My passion for volunteering has doubled (which I never thought was possible) and have inspired me to become the best I can be!” – Samara, Youth Volunteer

Thank you to everyone who was able to attend the Summit! Save the date for next year’s Summit in Philadelphia, PA, Oct. 7-9, 2016.

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