Meet a Few of Our Young Leaders!

Hear their stories of YLI’s impact and how it has changed their lives.

 

Kassandra

“Being a part of YLI has given me the hope to believe that as a first generation Cape-Verdean college student-- I too matter. Not only is my voice being heard, but I am being given the opportunity and resources to effect change. This is what YLI has done for me.”

Kassandra, Bridgewater State University

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Rob

“I just wanted to thank you for the opportunity to lobby with the Young Leaders Institute! I feel as if I picked up skills and made connections that will last my entire professional career.”

Rob, President of University of Richmond College Democrats

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jeremy

“I had the pleasure of…first becoming acquainted with…Young Leaders Institute in the Summer of 2017… I was impressed to say the least. I [saw]…Nadia and Young Leaders Institute at work later in the summer when we lobbied on Capitol Hill together…. I am so excited to work with Young Leaders Institute in the future. We have work to do.” 

Jeremy, Virginia Tech