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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Arts & Culture, Camps, Education, Educational Services, Elementary & Secondary Schools, Literacy, Performing Arts, Sports

Mission: Youth leadership foundation, inc. Was incorporated in washington, d. C. In january 1997. The organization's mission

Programs: Program for academic and leadership skills (pals) is designed to help girls understand themselves, the world, and how to be great women in it. During the year ended 6/30/17, pals involved 173 students, 22 mentors and 19 volunteers.

tenley achievement program (tap) is designed to cultivate virtue, encouraging boys to lead by example. During the year ended 6/30/17, tap involved 141 students, 29 mentors, and 15 volunteers.

the johnny and mary clare holliday scholarship fund at ylf helps merit-worthy, need-based students of the organization to attend academically excellent, private schools in the region. During the year ended 6/30/17, scholarships were awarded to 13 students.

Community Stories

3 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

The girls' Program for Academic and Leadership Skills is a really great opportunity for both the girls who attend and the staff. The program offers the girls a unique combination of solid academic support, opportunities to explore the arts, and good guidance in how to grow as a sister, daughter, friend, and human being. I've been working with PALS since last summer, and it's obvious to me that everyone involved in the program really believes in the girls and in their potential. It's inspiring as a volunteer to work with these girls and see them learn and grow, get excited about an activity, and put their creativity, intelligence, and energy towards being a positive influence among their peers. Two thumbs up!

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Volunteer

Rating: 4

I have been a part of the EPALS program since the fall 2009 semester and am still involved now. I can honestly say that I feel I have learned just as much from the girlsas they have learned from me just from the couple of hoours that we have spent together. I really enjoy the fact that not only are we enriching the girls' mind with math and reading skills, we also teach them character lessons. In EPALS, we teach the girls lessons such as punctuality, responsibility, and fortitude. The girls can and hopefully apply these lessons to their daily lives and become better people because of it. I can truly say that working with EPALS is a truly rewarding experience, and it has made me a better person. I strongly recommend that you bring your children to the program. I promise you won't regret it.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

The Youth Leadership Foundation is a fabulous organization. I am proud to have the opportunity to work with DC's youth through YLF. With a healthy balance of academics, personalized mentoring, and engaging extracurricular activities, YLF has seems to have mastered a formula that works!