Inspired Stories

Inspire U.S. Success Stories from Across the Country

A Relentless Connector

An elementary school social studies teacher asks her students to raise their hands if their parents plan to vote in the next election. All, but one, raise their hands, as Catherine Cho, born in South Korea and brought to America at the age of four, is “left out of the expectation.”

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Inspire WV Visits the Legislature

I had the pleasure of attending another Day at the Legislature with Inspire WV, second to my experience as one of the seventeen speakers of the first annual Girls' Day at the Legislature. It's always a privilege to have the opportunity to share ideas and topics with people who have my same interests at heart.

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Inspire Kentucky meet with KY Secretary of State

Inspire KY Red Team had a great meeting with Secretary of State Alison Grimes this previous Monday. Isaac Weiss reflects on this experience and the plans for their Civic Action Project. 

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Inspire WV Leaders Recognized by Secretary of State

Inspire West Virginia Leaders were honored by Secretary of State, Natalie Tennant, on Tuesday.

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Inspired Leader Julie Phillips Shares Her Leadership Academy Experience

Julie Phillips is an Inspired Leader who is beginning her junior year at Cherry Creek High School. Julie has always been active in her community and is passionate about reducing bullying within her school and registering her peers to vote. In her spare time, she enjoys playing soccer, running cross country, and participating in her school's Amnesty Club. 

Read below to see what Julie had to say about Inspire Colorado's Inaugural Leadership Academy!

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NASSP Approves Inspire U.S. Program

Inspire U.S. has been approved by the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) for inclusion on their List of Approved Contests and Activities for Students for 2015-16!

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Inspire U.S. Quarterly Report - March 2015

Read about the unique ways that Inspire U.S. student leaders are working together to improve their communities.

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What is Inspire U.S?

Watch our video to learn how Inspire U.S. empowers our youth to improve their communities and strengthen our democracy. 


Registering Voters in WV

Carrie Deal on her experiences registering her peers to vote at Sherman High School.


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Ellie on Leading Voter Reg at her Scottsdale, AZ High School

Inspired Student Ellie on her experiences registering seniors at Chaparral High School in Scottsdale, Arizona

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