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27 11, 2019

New Board Member- Chris Caldwell

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Written by 21CL Youth Ambassador Jaylen Bryant, class of 2020, Tift County High School Hello! My name is Jaylen Bryant and I am a Senior at Tift County High School. This summer, I had the honor of participating in not only a 21st Century Leaders (21CL) Summer Leadership Institute but also in the 21CL Summer

26 11, 2019

New Board Member- Mr. Steven Staes

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Written by 21CL Youth Ambassador Spencer Johnson, class of 2020, Home School I was given the opportunity to interview the newest addition to the 21st Century Leaders Board of Directors, Mr. Steven Staes. Mr. Staes is an excellent example of what it truly means to be a leader! A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, Mr.

25 11, 2019

New Board Member – JP James

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Written by Youth Ambassador Fatima Santillan, Class of 2021, Gainesville High School My name is Fatima Santillan, I am a junior at Gainesville High School and I have the outstanding pleasure of serving as a Youth Ambassador for 21st Century Leaders. I was given the extraordinary opportunity to interview JP James, who recently joined

30 10, 2018

23 Years of Service: 21CL Board Member Mike Szalkowski

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Written by Youth Ambassador Theja Chennubhotla, Class of 2019, South Forsyth High School Mike Szalkowski with a photo collage of pictures from over 20 years of involvement with 21st Century Leaders. It was my pleasure to interview one of our exiting Board of Directors, Mr. Mike Szalkowski. Contributing from the times when 21st

23 10, 2018

Leadership exCHANGE 2018 Recap

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On September 22, 2018, over 75 high school students from across Georgia attended 21st Century Leaders' Leadership exCHANGE fall summit, which was sponsored by MarketSource. They received wisdom and advice from keynote speaker Mike Christensen, Executive Vice President, MarketSource, worked in groups on case studies to propose solutions for real-world sales, recruiting, and innovation challenges, and

24 05, 2018

Alumni Spotlight Update: Manny Elsar, Jr

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Manny Elsar, Jr., who works for The Coca-Cola Company, is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a degree in Economics & International Affairs with a minor in Spanish. He graduated from Etowah High School in 2013. Manny took the lessons from his time in 21CL into many new opportunities where he could grow

20 05, 2018

2017-2018 Youth Leadership Team Celebrates Year

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Congratulations to our 2017-2018 Youth Leadership Team for a successful year of leadership, service, and impact! On Saturday, May 12th, 2018 they closed out their year with one final meeting at Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scarborough (our gracious host for monthly meetings) in Atlantic Station, to celebrate all the team has done. The 42 members

12 05, 2018

2018 Let Youth Voices Be Heard

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"Let Youth Voices Be Heard: 2017-2018 Senior Edition" 21st Century Leaders student-led, student-published online publication May 2018 Behind the cover, you'll find advice from 21CL students, highlights of 21CL's year-round leadership training programs, and a senior send-off featuring the Class of 2018, all produced by 21st Century Leaders' 2017-2018 21CL Youth Leadership Council Publication