Over 25 years of projects and civic improvements have yielded a tremendous number of articles about the YLC. A few of these articles are listed below.
For high school seniors, the college admissions process can be an exciting, if not an overwhelming task. And for many young New Orleanians, the challenge can be even greater. Maybe you’re the first in your family to go to college…maybe college doesn’t seem like an option because of finances…maybe there’s no one to help, support, and encourage you through the process…(read more).
The New Orleans Terminal Railroad Bridge, the train trestle that extends across Interstate 10 near the Orleans/Jefferson Parish line, will get a facelift before the Super Bowl, courtesy of the Young Leadership Council and the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development. The work is scheduled to begin this week and to be completed by January…(read more).
he Young Leadership Council (YLC) of New Orleans hosts its second annual Le Vert Tour presented by Joule Energy from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29…(read more).
www.wwltv.com, August 19, 2012
At A.L. Davis Park in Central City, kids got some pointers for how to play both on and off the court…(read more).
www.nola.com, June 16, 2012
By land and water dozens of volunteers such as Danny Murphy, 25, bottom, and Amy Mahnken, 28, back center, gathered around Bayou St. John to tackle litter on Saturday, June 16, 2012…(read more).
www.whereyat.com, May 30, 2012
As gas prices leap ever higher and your wallet grows ever thinner, alternate transportation options continue to grow in popularity throughout the city…(read more).
www.nola.com, May 23, 2012
Feeling a little lingering nostalgia for Jazz Fest? French Quarter Fest? And you’re thinking Essence Fest is still so far away? You can keep the music alive for three more weeks at the final trio of concerts at Wednesday at the Square. The 12-week concert series is hosted by the Young Leadership Council (YLC) at Lafayette Square, right across the street from Gallier Hall on St. Charles Avenue…(read more).
www.fox8live.com, May 23, 2012
With tolls due to expire on the Crescent City Connection at the end of the year, Jefferson Parish leaders are demanding answers from the state…(read more).
www.nola.com, May 23, 2012
A non-profit group that raised money to light the Crescent City Connection a quarter century ago is concerned the iconic bridge could be dark in panoramic shots of the New Orleans skyline when a global TV audience of about 100 million people watches Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in February…(read more).
www.wdsu.com, May 21, 2012
A local civic group is warning New Orleans metro residents that the Crescent City Connection could go dark if the bridge tolls are allowed to expire at the end of the year. The Young Leadership Council said it needs to bridge the communication gap when it comes to the Crescent City Connection and it’s going online to do it…(read more).
www.wwltv.com, May 21, 2012
The Young Leadership Council (YLC) is urging the state keep the lights on atop the Crescent City Connection. With tolls scheduled to expire at the end of 2012, the YLC worries that the CCC will be dark without a permanent funding source…(read more).
www.wwltv.com, April 7, 2012
Youth Run NOLA paired about 100 kids with running buddies from the Young Leadership Council…(read more).
Lakeviews, April 2012
Like so many other young professionals, Alyssa Wenck, President of the Young Leadership Council (YLC), is proud to call Lakeview home…(read more).
www.myneworleans.com, March 21, 2012
Springtime in New Orleans has its own rhythm, and it starts with the emails and phone calls you’re probably getting right about now from out-of-town friends…(read more).