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Inspiring Future Leaders: I Lead Program

Welcome to another week of inspiring stories from YAMM! In Week 3 of our September blog series, we're shining a spotlight on the remarkable I Lead program. This initiative empowers young adults aged 18-24 to become mentors and guides for their peers aged 10-17, fostering leadership and a passion for volunteerism within our community.

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Empowering the Mentors Through I Lead:

The I Lead program is a testament to our belief in the potential of young adults to be leaders and role models. It provides a platform for these individuals to inspire and guide the next generation, creating a ripple effect of positive change.

Sarah's Journey of Mentorship Through I Lead

Sarah, a 20-year-old participant in the I Lead program, shares her journey of mentoring younger peers. She recounts how this experience has not only enhanced her leadership skills but also brought a sense of fulfillment that comes from helping others grow.

Mark's Impact on Volunteerism

Mark, aged 23, has been a dedicated mentor through I Lead, inspiring his 15-year-old mentees to get involved in volunteer activities. His story illustrates the power of mentorship in shaping young minds towards a path of giving back to the community.

Maya's Journey to Leadership

Maya, a 19-year-old mentor in the I Lead program, shares how she found her true calling in guiding her 12-year-old peers. Her story emphasizes that leadership is not just about age but about the impact we make on those we lead.

The I Lead program at YAMM is a shining example of how young adults can play a vital role in shaping the leaders of tomorrow. These anecdotes showcase the positive influence and transformative power of mentorship. Stay tuned for more inspiring stories as our September blog series continues!

Don't forget to visit our website for more information on our programs and initiatives. You can also subscribe to our newsletter here and explore volunteer opportunities here. To support our mission, consider making a donation here.

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