Experience a Summer in the vibrant city of Boston and make a lasting impact on the local community with advocacy experts and professionals who are committed to change.
At IMPACT: Boston you will build relationships with peers and new and diverse communities. You’ll be connected with a local non-profit organization to learn about what they do and how they work. Your efforts on the ground will help you understand the issues facing society and learn ways to address these issues at home through your Chapter or Council/Regional Stand UP campaigns.
A fourth generation BBYO member from Memphis, who is the current president of Rose Belz Kriger BBG, has taken her love for the youth organization one step farther - joining BBYO's International Teen Board as new International Sh'licha (vice president of Jewish Heritage) for the 2015-16 programming year.
BBYO Community Engagement Fellow Ryan Ladd witnessed the Student Government Legislative Assembly at The University of Texas at Austin reject a bill calling for the university to boycott, divest and sanction Israel, as a part of the global BDS movement.
“Thank you for changing my life.” That’s what my new Ukrainian friend, Juli Kovaliova, said to me during our last embrace. In a moment filled with the purest sense of emotion, I did not know how to respond. All I could think to say was, “No, thank you. Thank you for changing my life.”