Up with People Alumni – Where Are They Now? Interview with Celiana Dolovitz

Posted by Up with People on February 20, 2019

Taking time to travel and experience a semester or gap year on the road can be scary. For over 50 years young people from across the globe have taken that leap. Up with People now has over 22,000 alumni scattered around the world. The benefits of this formative time are many and blend together across multiple areas including soft skills that are in demand in the worldwide job market. In our new ongoing blog series, we interviewed Up with People Alumna Celiana Dolovitz to gain insight about what she gained from her time on the road and where she is

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Topics: "On The Road", Gap Year Abroad, Insider, Volunteering Abroad

Up with People’s Instagram Giveaway Contest!

Posted by Up with People on February 19, 2019 volunteer overseas up with people

  The cast of Up with People has officially hit the road to begin their tour! They’ll begin the tour in the United States with their first stop in Greeley, Colorado. Tickets are still available so if you don’t have yours yet, click here to reserve your seats before they sell out! To kick off the tour, Up with People is hosting a Giveaway Contest on our Instagram page! We believe that in order to be stronger, we must do it together. Help us reach 10,000 followers on Instagram by participating in our #StrongerTogether10K contest for your chance to win

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Topics: "On The Road"

Meet the Cast Monday: Andreas from Germany

Posted by Up with People on February 18, 2019 Travel Abroad in Up with People

  Meet Up with People Cast Member, Andreas From Germany! “I found out about Up with People through my mom. She saw a show in 1992 and always kept it in her mind. When they went to Hamburg a year ago, I went to see the show and could imagine myself doing it.”   What’s something you hope to gain out of this semester? “I want to work on having a stronger personality because I’ve always wanted to work on that since middle school, but I also try to become a better person through all the things we’re doing. I’m

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Topics: "On The Road"

Celebrate Random Acts Of Kindness Day

Posted by Up with People on February 13, 2019

Celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Day on February 17th! A random act of kindness is a non-premeditated, inconsistent action designed to offer kindness towards the outside world. It is a random and unexpected good deed which will surprise those on the receiving end of the act. It’s easy to lose hope in a world full of bad news. Faith in humanity seems to be at an all time low. But we are inspired by the young people Up with People gets to meet and send out into the world every semester. We know first hand that small acts of kindness

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Topics: "On The Road", Volunteering Abroad

Meet the Cast Monday: Black History Month with Shawna, Malala, & Lenard from the United States

Posted by Up with People on February 11, 2019 up with people cast members speak on Black History Month

  Meet Shawna, Malala, & Lenard from the United States! Shawna Invited Her Fellow Cast Mates to Join Her In A Special Presentation She Created In Honor of Black History Month.  Because Of The Great Work They Did, We Wanted To Feature A Few Individuals Who Participated.   Shawna from the United States The Up with People cast is a diversified group of young adults from various countries all over the world who travel, volunteer, and perform as an international cast. The first event they participated in this semester was the Martin Luther King Jr. Marade in Denver, Colorado (view

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Topics: "On The Road"