In 1999, the world population exceeded six billion, Y2K hysteria stoked fears of societal collapse, popular music was dominated by Britney Spears and the Backstreet Boys, and VISIONS established one of our deepest community connections with the Peru Summer Program. Nico Jara…
Since VISIONS started 30 years ago, the research has been steadily catching up with our no-tech policy. In 2018, several important studies helped crystallize some of the disheartening impacts of social media and screen time on young people.
View our list of 5 ways to be more than a tourist! These are some of our conscious travel pro-tips from years of working with people from varying backgrounds and perspectives.
This summer, we were honored to be one of two organizations selected to host a Custom Program. Fourteen Summer Search students from Seattle (and three VISIONS leaders) spent 15 days in southeastern Montana with the Northern Cheyenne people.
What trait offers the best chance at future happiness and success? Not a high IQ. Not even innate talent. According to the educational research, it’s “grit.” At VISIONS, we’re well acquainted with grit. Over the last 30 years, we’ve watched our participants build it right before our very eyes.
Defining our organization’s values allows everything else to flow from those things; leader interviews and hiring, teen service projects, where we work, who is accepted to our programs, and how we carry ourselves in the field and in the world.
VISIONS will be moving its accounts to a Bozeman, Montana-based fiduciary that specializes in environmentally and socially responsible investing.