Community meeting focuses on uniting young men and police
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Congressman Bill Cassidy visited the YLA this summer!
The Young Leaders’ Academy of Baton Rouge, Inc. hosted a congressional classroom with Congressman Bill Cassidy Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 10 a.m. Cassidy spoke to youth about the responsibilities of being a congressman as well as provided advice for success in society. Cassidy also shared information regarding opportunities his office offers to students, including Service Academy nominations.
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.
YLA video wins international Telly Award!
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!