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A NEW YLS EXPERIENCE.

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OUR MISSION

The United Way Young Leaders Society inspires and engages the next generation of philanthropic and civic-minded leaders in the community they call home.

Locally Led

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We believe that when leaders rise from the community, we're able to foster long-term solutions. El Pasoans are answering the call.

Community Impact

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We believe that change starts at home. Get ready to roll up your sleeves and do the hard work that our community needs.

Professional Network

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We believe in working and learning from each other. Get connected with leaders from industries across the community. 

WHY CHOOSE YLS?

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WHAT DO YOU GET WHEN YOU JOIN?

  • Opportunities to engage with key community, civic, and business leaders
     

  • Unique opportunities to engage directly in United Way's work through volunteerism
     

  • Professional and personal growth through leadership development opportunities
     

  • Invitations to social events where you can expand your network and meet like-minded individuals

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INVESTMENT

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If you're 40 years or younger and ready to expand your network and take your passion to the next level, we encourage you to become an official member of the United Way Young Leaders Society. 

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If you're a young professional wanting to get involved but aren't ready to make the $250 annual commitment, consider joining RISE with YLS.

Gain mentorship from a YLS member and limited access to member-only events.

EVENTS

  • Wine & Wisdom pt. 13
    Wine & Wisdom pt. 13
    Thu, Mar 07
    Federal Reserve Bank
    Mar 07, 2024, 4:45 PM – 7:30 PM
    Federal Reserve Bank , 301 E Main St Dr, El Paso, TX 79901, USA
    We are pleased to invite you to an exclusive, one-of-a-kind Wine & Wisdom at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. It includes access to an exclusive tour of the bank and its vaults, a look at the Women in Finance exhibit, and a chance to hear from finance industry leaders.
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“Join YLS if you want to invest in your community, meet new people, and experience new things!  You won’t regret it.”

 –Chelsea Lynch, YLS President-Elect

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  • Who is eligible to join YLS?
    Professionals between the ages of 21 and 40 who contribute at least $250 annually to United Way of El Paso County’s Community Impact Fund are eligible to join YLS.
  • How much is the membership?
    YLS members don’t pay a membership fee. Rather, they donate at least $250 annually to United Way of El Paso County’s Community Impact Fund, helping to fund and lead critical programs supporting women’s issues, youth success, mental wellbeing, and more in the El Paso community. This amount can be donated on a weekly, monthly, or annual basis at $5 weekly, $21 monthly, and $250 annually.
  • What benefits do YLS members get?
    Members of the Young Leaders Society gain access to exclusive events and opportunities, including access to our signature Wine & Wisdom speaker series, volunteer opportunities, and our professional development series, Master Hour. These events allow members to engage with prominent members of the community, connect with other professionals, and support the community we call home.

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