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: 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 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.
By Taylor Ostmark The Youthlinc Service Year is a unique experience for high school and college aged students to immerse themselves in the world of service. Youthlinc’s mission is to create lifetime humanitarians. Through the 9 month program, participants in
How does Youthlinc choose a new site? IN-COUNTRY COORDINATORS Youthlinc partners with local NGO’s and Rotary clubs in-country to ensure our work will benefit the overall community in a positive way. Partners are vetted out and have stellar reputations for
By Justin Powell We’ve reached out to our partners to find out how they and their communities are doing. Here are additional updates from several of our partners abroad. Trat, Thailand: Meaw It is reasonable to presume that COVID-19
By Jackie Moynihan and David Muiru Youthlinc’s international efforts would not be possible without the help of our outstanding connections on the ground in the countries we serve. For the next several months, we will highlight our In Country Coordinators,
By Justin Powell We’ve reached out to our partners to find out how they and their communities are doing. Here are updates from several of our partners abroad. Peru Carlos Acosta, our coordinator in Peru, has given us the following
Business lessons to jungle sports bar: how Youthlinc initiatives have come to life in the Amazon Rainforest
By Jackie Moynihan Youthlinc has called Peru home for the past 15 years thanks to partnerships with our amazing in-country coordinator, Carlos Acosta, the Rotary Club of Iquitos, and countless other community leaders. In order to provide sustainable international humanitarian
By: Libbey Hanson The children don’t know what’s coming. That’s the thing that saddens and frustrates Toan Nong, a high school teacher in the small and rural district of Vo Nhai in northeast Vietnam. Beginning with World War II, and