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Youth (Ages 11-18) Summer Experience: A few spots still open!

Northwest Leadership Foundation’s Proteen PLUS program: 1) Minimizes summer learning loss; 2) Provides safe and fun recreational activities; and 3) Offers innovative and culturally responsive leadership development and enrichment activities We…
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New Faces Expands Act Six to 50 Scholars

In June 2014, 25 Act Six Academy Scholars joined the 25 Act Six scholars selected in February to begin pre-college training.
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Leading with Intention

Building Something Tangible I like to work with my hands - to make something tangible, a concrete example of my time and energy.  There's something about the intention, focus and vulnerability of art that draws me in.  Something about the…
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#SistersintheCity

Meet Michelle and Ylisse Bess All Season Athletes Splish. Splash. Bounce. Dribble Dribble. These were constant sounds the Bess sisters heard throughout their enrollment at Bellarmine Preparatory School. Between these two siblings, they participated…
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Ambition, Passion, and Service: Meet Wendy Martinez

Political Science and Hispanic Studies Double Major, Sociology and History Double Minor A COMMITTED ROUTINE Every weekday morning, Wendy Martinez would wake up to her 5 o’clock alarm to complete the rest of her homework. She got dressed,…
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Love Our City: Krysten Bailey

Former ULT member Krysten Bailey shares her secret for endless energy: pure love.
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Aliyah Simcoff: Love Our City

Volunteer Aliyah Simcoff talks about traveling the world and coming home with fresh perspectives.
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Leadership in Action: Moses Chege

Act Six Scholar-in-training, Moses Chege, is not waiting to put his leadership into action.  Prior to being selected as an Act Six scholar, Moses  spent much of the past year engaged in advocacy on an issue in which he is deeply invested--comprehensive…
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Eastside Green Thumbs

Summer is almost here! Learn more about the Eastside Green Thumbs, a youth gardening project with Sustainable Roots.
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L. Denice Randle: Love Our City

L. Denice Randle confesses her love for German pop music, adult education and this city.
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A Special Kind of Mentor

Taylor Tibbs writes about her experience as a College Bound Mentor at Lincoln High School through Urban Leaders in Training.
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Fifty-Nine Diverse Student Leaders: Act Six Scholars

Act Six welcomes its most recent Cadres of students selected for scholarships to area universities. Read more about the rigorous application process and the successes of Act Six.