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19 04, 2018

Alumni Spotlight, Khari Arnold

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April's 21CL Alumni Spotlight is Khari Arnold, a graduate of Westlake High School and Howard University, who currently works at Turner as a Senior Producer of NBA.com. Khari recently reengaged with 21CL by giving back as a volunteer by helping read and review our recent student applications. The same application he went through just a

12 04, 2018

21CL Releases 2017 Annual Report

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21st Century Leaders, The Power of Transformation April 12, 2018 We continue to be honored by all of the support our organization continues to receive from our donors, volunteers, and partners. Together we have impacted the lives of over 13,000 students since that very first leadership program in 1991. And as 21st Century Leaders

22 03, 2018

Alumni Spotlight: James Nixon

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Alumni Spotlight: James Nixon This month's Alumni Spotlight features James Nixon, who shares his reflections on the fundamental leadership skills he gained through participating in 21st Century Leaders' programs in the 1990's. Now, nearly 20 years later, James is the VP of Administrative & Clinical Services at Tift Regional Health System. He is a graduate

14 03, 2018

5 Reasons to Apply to EarthCare

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Written by Youth Ambassador David Qui, Class of 2018, Madison County High School  Thinking about applying to EarthCare: The Leadership Challenge for the 21st Century, but not quite sure? Not only will you get to spend a week in the dorms and on the campus of Georgia College & State University, have the opportunity

7 03, 2018

21CL Soars to New Heights During National Youth Leadership Month!

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February 2018 was National Youth Leadership Month and our student-led #21DaysofLeadership social media campaign. Keep reading to find out how our students, alumni and YOU, our partners and volunteers, celebrated youth leadership all month long and the impact we made!   STUDENTS/VOLUNTEERS ENGAGED in live leadership events/training RAISED for 21st Century Leaders' students and

12 02, 2018

Sydnie Cobb: 2018 GA Youth Leadership Award

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Written by Youth Ambassador & fellow GYLA winner Whitney Williams, Class of 2019, Roswell High School Hi, my name is Sydnie Cobb, and I am a senior at DeKalb Early College Academy. What motivated you to strive for your Girl Scout Gold Award? I have been involved with Girl Scouts since I was five,

9 02, 2018

John Graves: 2018 GA Youth Leadership Award

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Written by Youth Ambassador Ben Wolfson, Class of 2018, Chamblee Charter High School “Sport is singularly able to give us peak experiences where we feel completely one with the world and transcend all conflicts as we finally become our own potential.” - George A. Sheehan Recently, the business of kids’ sports has emerged as a thriving

8 02, 2018

Hally Farnum: 2018 GA Youth Leadership Award

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Written by Youth Ambassador Lauren Gower, Class of 2018, Etowah High School Please introduce yourself, where you go to school, and your grade. My name is Hally Farnum and I am a senior at Emanuel County Institute in Twin City, Ga. Tell me a little about your work. About 5 years ago, I was

7 02, 2018

Srikar Karra: 2018 GA Youth Leadership Award

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Written by Youth Ambassador Tonia Brown, Class of 2018, Eagle's Landing High School Please introduce yourself and your work. My name is Srikar Karra and I am a junior at South Forsyth High School. I started my own chess coaching service called ‘Insight Chess Academy.' I teach chess lessons for children 3-4 times a week

1 02, 2018

Release: 2018 Georgia Youth Leadership Award Winners Announced

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 21st Century Leaders Announces Winners of the 2018 Georgia Youth Leadership Awards Top 20 High School Students Selected by Georgia Corporate Professionals for Outstanding Leadership (February 1, 2018) Atlanta, GA – 21st Century Leaders, a Georgia-based non-profit youth leadership and talent development program, announces the top 20 youth leaders selected for