What in the World is Going On?
Jacob Anspach contributing to the Researcher
Junior Leadership Durham is a local nonprofit that has been helping Durham high school sophomore’s learn more about their community, volunteerism, teamwork and leadership for the last twelve years. Each Junior Leadership Durham class participates in a variety of events during the school year that covers topics like local government, judicial and law procedures, human needs and volunteerism, entrepreneurship, and alumni networking.
Since being accepted as a Junior Leadership Durham member, I’ve had the opportunity to complete a rope’s course with my JLD team, shadow an Assistant District Attorney in Durham, and volunteer at the Ronald McDonald House. We will be working at the UNC Public Television Telethon, and helping with gift distribution at Northgate Mall to families in need. Upcoming sessions in the spring will be focusing on health, the environment and the arts, and we’ll be participating in the Great Human Race in the spring.
Interesting in applying? Current Durham high school freshmen can apply beginning in February 2016. Find out more information at https://juniorleadershipdurham.wordpress.com/