Kindling leaders started as a way to keep in contact with the participants of the Leaders-in-Training program at Camp Kindle, a camp for kids infected with or affected by HIV/AIDS.
Now, this blog serves not only as a way to give year round support to past and future Leaders-in-Training at Camp Kindle, but anyone young or, uh, older wanting to learn how to take a more active role in their lives and the lives of others to affect positive change. Kindling Leaders’ aim is to demystify the leadership role at home, in school, the workplace and the community at large through examples, engaging in an open dialogue on the principles of leadership, and providing resources and support to readers ready to embrace their own inner leader.
My goal with this blog is make leadership tangible for young people to facilitate positive growth and change. Through my experience with both Project Kindle and Forensics, I have seen first hand the benefits of strong leadership and the importance of fostering leadership qualities in youth from all backgrounds.