Our alumni are changing the world!

Not only do our outstanding alumni volunteer THOUSANDS of hours worth of community service each year, they excel in all things they do – from academics, to extracurricular activities, to being some of the most caring and compassionate people around, the HOBY Illinois Alumni are truly changing the faces of our communities. To learn more […]

120,000 hours and counting…

HOBY challenges all alumni to put their leadership skills into action through community service. This is our “Leadership for Service Challenge” where we ask students to commit to completing at least 100 hours of service to their communities during the year following their HOBY experience. The hours are logged on our website and recognition is […]

Are you our next volunteer?

Let’s face it, we could all use more positivity in our lives, and with over 4000 volunteers nationwide, there are countless opportunities to join this amazing network of dedicated, inspirational, and passionate individuals. Every aspect of HOBY programming, from Leadership Seminars and Alumni activities, to participation on our corporate boards is planned, organized, and executed […]

Notable HOBY Quotables

George W. Bush, 43rd President of the United States “Education plays an essential role in helping students develop into future leaders.  The skills and ideas young people acquire will help them make wise decisions in the coming years.  Through these seminars, held annually in each of our United States, Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) provides […]