Community meeting focuses on uniting young men and police
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Second Annual Men Are Cooking Fundraiser
The Young Leaders’ Academy of Baton Rouge, Inc. successfully hosted the 2nd Annual Men Are Cooking Fundraiser at St. Luke's Episcopal Church. A good time was had by all! Including the men that cooked, our guests, supporters, parents, and board members. Nearly 30 cooks competed in the categories of meats/seafood, vegetables/sides, soups/stews/gumbos, & desserts. Congratulations to our winners who will have to return next year to defend their titles. Thank you to our supporters for another great event. Thank you to our judges for giving their time and talent to help make this year's event a success. We look forward to seeing you in 2015!
Huey and Angelina Wilson Foundation awards YLA $30,000 Grant
The Young Leaders’ Academy of Baton Rouge, Inc. has been awarded a $30,000 grant from the Huey and Angelina Wilson Foundation. This award, given to organizations that reflect diversity in their organizations, will be used to expand Academy offerings such as the Summer Academy and STEM education program.
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Young Leaders Achieve 100% Passage Rate on High Stakes Tests!
Our 4th and 8th graders had 100% passage on the high stakes LAEP/Iowa tests, continuing the academy's fifth consecutive year of this awesome achievement!