happy thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

Greetings, As we prepare for Thanksgiving with our friends and families, we want to take a moment to say what we at YLA are thankful for.  YOU 👈 The students, the parents, the donors, supporters, and community partners. For without you, we would not be able to continue to speak and pour into the lives

America the Beautiful and More!

Buy a Ticket for America the Beautiful! October 20, 2022 Download an Invite Booklet! Devil Pup Encampment at Camp Pendleton It was another exciting and rewarding year at the Devil Pup Encampment at Camp Pendleton – our 18th year! And it was a COMPLETE SUCCESS! Devil Pup Awards! The distinguished Platoon Honor Pup Award goes to Southern Nevada

YLA hosted its annual Retreat Weekend

YLA hosted its annual Retreat Weekend from the A Safe Place to Land Series!

YLA hosted its annual Retreat Weekend from the Safe Place to Land Series with great success! This 2-day, 16-hour leadership training could not have happened without the dedication of our Community Partners & Facilitators:  US Marine Corps    Marine Physical Training  Marine Motto Speech Marine Career Development    Henderson Fire Department  Physical Training Leadership Development Talk Fire Career Development 

YLA has been featured

YLA Was Just Featured!

Watch the video below featuring the Youth Leadership Authority! This video was played at the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s Annual “State of the Chamber” this past week! “Moving the Community Forward” is a campaign that the Henderson Chamber Foundation has launched to help fund a portion of rent and remodeling costs at the Henderson Business Resource Center.

The Gene Haas Foundation Blessed YLA

YLA Has Been Blessed! We are pleased to share that the Gene Haas Foundation has awarded the Youth Leadership Authority (YLA) $50,000! The Gene Haas Foundation was established in 1999, by Haas Automation, Inc. Founder and CEO Gene Haas, to support the needs of the local community through grants to local charities. This extremely generous gift will serve to move


On August 19, 2021 Joanne Haas and Katrina Veronica, from The Gene Haas Foundation blessed Youth Leadership Authority with an extremely generous check for $50,000 to move our mission forward! The YLA Board, staff, students and parents are eternally grateful for the continued generosity toBuild America’s Youth…One Teenager at a Time! Together….We are making a

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