Inspired Stories

Inspire U.S. Success Stories from Across the Country

Elected Official Visits Colorado High School

Inspired Leader Lila Jordan was surprised how easy it was to get an elected official to visit her school. Read about Lila's experience.

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High School Students Engage with Elected Officials

Colorado high school students had the opportunity to ask their elected officials questions at the recent Inspire Colorado Youth Civic Engagement Forum.  

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West Virginia Honorary Secretary of State Program

West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner, created the Honorary Secretary of State program to recognize high school students for their efforts to register to vote their peers. Inspire WV Leader, Madison Settle, was recently selected. Read about her experience.

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Inspire KY Leaders Meet with Legislators

Inspired Leaders RyAnn Schoenbaechler and Isaac Mackin attended a coffee house meet and greet with Kentucky state representatives Morgan McGarvey and Mary Lou Marzian.

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Youth Day at the Arizona Capitol

Read about Inspire Arizona Leader Randi Dolan's experience at the Capitol and how she is motivated to lead her peers.

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Inspire Nevada Civic Action Event

Inspired Nevada Leaders gathered for an event in January to discuss the issues they care about.

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Inspired Leaders meet with World Denver

Inspire Colorado partnered with World Denver to meet with international guests as part of the U.S. State Department International Visitor Leadership Program. Inspired Leader Emma Lovato shares her thoughts from the event.

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Inspire Virginia Participates in Lobby Day

On February 1st, our Inspired Leaders shadowed Virginia 21 on their Lobby Day in the morning and met with their legislators and action planned for the Virginia Governor's Award in the afternoon. Read more about Kilyna's experience!

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Inspired By Civic Action Retreat

The four-hour pilgrimage to Charleston was long, laborious, and laden with lazily-composed peanut butter and jelly rolls reminiscent of sawdust, but once my fellow Weir High Inspired Leader and I arrived at the Civic Action Retreat, it was all worth it.

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Inspired Leader Showcases Leadership skills with YMCA

Inspired Leader Bella Beilman shares her experience running for Governor at the Kentucky Youth Assembly. 

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