Our Washington, D.C. local youth face enormous challenges. The communities within our Nation’s Capital have among the worst high school graduation, poverty, and delinquency rates in the country.
The Youth Leadership Foundation reaches these high-potential youth in their formative years, providing a comprehensive virtue curriculum, supportive mentoring program, and tutoring services to ensure they reach their full potential.
Over 90% of youth participants say that YLF increases their confidence and motivation, and over 90% of parents say their child’s personal character has improved because of their participation in YLF.» Learn More About YLF
The Youth Leadership Foundation honored KPMG Chairman and CEO John Veihmeyer with its annual Spirit of Service Award, which recognizes leaders in the Washington, D.C., community for their philanthropy, particularly towards youth education. Veihmeyer received the award at the YLF […]
Markita Bryant, Ms. Rhode Island 2013, served as an inspirational guest speaker for the young women at PALS on October 12. Ms. Bryant shared with the students powerful topics, such as domestic violence, self-esteem and sisterhood. Markita spoke of the […]