By: Justin Powell Many things have changed in our lives and in society over the past 18 months. But, one thing that hasn’t changed is Youthlinc’s dedication to service. Our young humanitarians have continued to serve in any capacity they
Costa Rica Day 1: Body, Mind, Heart, & Soul As described by the Costa Rica Humanitarian Foundation, life is an upward spiral. It starts at the bottom with meeting basic human needs with food, water, and shelter or “body”. Up
What is Mondo Art? The Mondo Art Project was created to connect children all over the world through the universal language of art. The goal is to give children from all countries, cultures and backgrounds a voice – a chance
By: Justin Powell All of us are ready to connect with others, travel, and have some fun. But we also want to do it safely and make sure we put the pandemic firmly behind us. The past 14 months at
Youthlinc would like to recognize and celebrate our second Young Leaders of the Americas Initivate (YLAI) fellow, Witchelle Charles. Witchelle is a board member and the community service projects coordinator of Kids Connection Haiti (KCH). She is committed to ensuring
By: Hay Soe I started my 2760th Karen New Year with goals and resolutions, with my loved ones, and with excitement for the new semester in school. Others started their Karen New Year with great tragedy. Karen villages all throughout
By: Justin Powell Youthlinc is hosting three fellows from YLAI (Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative) this year. YLAI is a program sponsored by the Department of State that places emerging leaders from Latin America and the Caribbean with various
By: Jordan Taylor As we turn the corner to nearly a year of the covid-19 global pandemic, many of us are looking for ways to stretch our legs and finally explore outside our homes. This has a lot of us
By Justin Powell Youthlinc’s mission is to create lifetime humanitarians. Humanitarians, once created, can then individually and collectively seek to change systems that are failing marginalized populations, reduce poverty, improve access to healthcare, address economic, gender, and racial inequities, etc.
By: Shelly Burningham Human beings are diverse in many ways. We come from different lifestyles, religions, gender, race, and nationalities. Despite those differences, we all feel joy and pain. Youthlinc has given me the opportunity to understand the world better.