Youth Leadership Authority

YLA Graduates - Give Thanks

YLA Graduates Give Thanks

‘Tis the season of gratitude and no one says it better than our own Youth Leadership Authority graduates! “We learned … that sometimes in life, you might fail and that you shouldn’t be frustrated with that. You should move on and use it as an opportunity to learn and do better… I am very thankful

YLA - The Retreat 2020

The Retreat 2020 was a success!

For 17 years, Youth Leadership Authority has had a positive impact on Southern Nevada youth.  82% of our program graduates go on to college and 42% move into careers in the military, fire, police or first responders.   On the weekend of Oct. 24th & 25th we launched our A Safe Place to Land: The Retreat program. A 2-Day

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A YLA Parent’s Story

Lisa Chastain’s 7th grade son, Connor, recently attended the Youth Leadership Authority’s “The Retreat –  A Safe Place to Land” event. Read in Lisa’s own words the impact this event had on her son. From leadership training,  physical conditioning, and spiritual coaching to the environment of like minded teens and adults, it provided the inclusive and supportive experience

WODA 2020 Recipient - Marie Tomao

Congratulations to WODA 2020 Recipient, Marie Tomao in Education!

3 years ago…. YLA’s Founder Marie Tomao and her better half Sam graduated from LB2 and as Master Grads. Marie has taken 2 additional courses with Dale Carnegie since then. On October 14, 2020, she was named WODA’s 2020 “Education” Award Winner. For the work she has accomplished with the non-profit she founded, Youth Leadership

Youth Leadership Authority- A Safe Place to Land

YLA – MOVING FORWARD – A Call to Action!

A Safe Place to Land When the world slowed down…YLA MOVED FORWARDand created “A Safe Place To Land”Fall/Winter Series YLA’s A Safe Place to Land, is a 4-part series of classes/programs witha “whole person” approach that deliversimpactful, physical, personal, professional, and spiritual training from afive-star leadership development team of community leaders. YLA has also been

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A $20 Future

This is a Call to Action! Did you know that 300 people can help save the future of Youth Leadership Authority (YLA) and Southern Nevada Devil Pups (SNDP)? Will you be one of them? YLA has launched a campaign called “A $20 Future.” We are challenging YOU to Make an annual donation and/or donate a

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YLA – In The News

YLA Accomplishments This is what the past 3 months have looked like in our new home on Water Street in Henderson! We celebrated the Grand Opening of our 1st office in the Henderson Resource Business Center with the Henderson Chamber of Commerce Foundation on Water Street.  We were so excited and proud to have the

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