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Testimonial: A Story About Friendships and Bullying

Our organization has existed for almost a decade now, over this time the All It Takes team has come across many stories of bullying. Whether that be about them as the victim, perpetrator, or as a bystander. Every story is unique which also be completely related to thousands of other stories. Recently, a story was… Read more »

AIT Spotlight: Dylan Burritt

“After All It Takes, I learned that I’m really the only one that is in control of myself and my emotions, and that even in tough times in life, I can focus on finding the positive. It’s the little things – like walking down the street and saying hi to people when you look at… Read more »

AIT Spotlight: Lily Rosado

“Honestly that first Legacy Summit still has a big impact, even now. Before Legacy, I was really shy. Even now I’m shy, but back then I was really really really shy. And so leaving Legacy, I was like ‘Oh! To some degree, everyone’s dealing with the same issues of loneliness or anxiety, or with their… Read more »

The Shelly R. Miller Memorial Award: Kevin McConnell

Kevin McConnell has been an All It Takes board member and active volunteer for nearly 9 years. This year, Kevin, a committed board member and passionate advocate for youth, received a special honor from his company, LexisNexis.   Recognizing Kevin’s skills as a sales rep and his humanitarian actions outside of work, LexisNexis awarded Kevin with the, Shelly… Read more »

Legacy Leadership Summit 2019

Our flagship program hosted 92 students from Portugal, New York, Arizona, Washington, California, North and South Dakota  into the mountains for 4 days and 3 nights for a life changing experience that would forever change the way they see themselves and others. Our Legacy Leadership Summit brings students from all over the globe together, starting… Read more »

AIT Spotlight: Jack Fitzgerald

“Something I take with me every day is to appreciate life and people for who they are. To trust people and take risks.” In 2015, Jack Fitzgerald was first invited to the All It Takes Legacy Summit as an eighth grader. One of his teachers, Mrs. Anderson, had encouraged him to become a Safe School… Read more »

6th Grade Master Leaders with Westside Union School District

Nearly 1,000 6th grade students from each elementary school in the Westside Union School District (WUSD) participated in a 6th Grade Master Leader field trip. Every 4th, 5th and 6th grade student in WUSD receive All It Takes curriculum that experientially teaches emotional intelligence skills through their physical education classes. Year three (6th grade) students… Read more »

7th Grade Camp with Sycamore Canyon Middle School

On October 1-3 we held a 2 night and 3 day retreat for 120 seventh grade students from Sycamore Canyon Middle School. This retreat takes an entire seventh grade class from one community to a campsite in the Angeles National Park to focus on how to become positive change-makers on their campus. Each day is… Read more »

AIT Spotlight: Sarah Weber

“Legacy made me realized that I really like helping people, being around people, and especially helping kids.” Reflects Sarah Weber, a high school junior in Lancaster, California, looking back on her experiences as a participant and mentor at the All It Takes Leadership camps. Sarah wasn’t always so sold on the idea of taking such… Read more »

A Night of Recognition with AIT and Westside Union School District

On September 26th the Westside Union School District’s WAVE foundation, (West Antelope Valley Education foundation) honored All It Takes and founders, Lori and Shailene Woodley. This recognition was truly an honor from an organization that supports this leading school district, one that demonstrates at every turn, a true commitment to the academic, social and emotional… Read more »

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