YLF builds character among youth of our Nation's Capital.

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97% of YLF students graduate from high school.
80% have achieved success in university, community college or trade school.
90% of our students said that YLF is life-changing!

Learn how to support quality mentorship in our nation's capital.


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School year programming has begun. Learn why YLF students out-perform peers on measures of future leadership and post-secondary success.

The life-changing work we do is possible because of staff and volunteers that are living out the values they impart to students: to build character and live a life of excellence.