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: Brooke Boyd Real Life is Youthlinc’s afterschool Refugee peer to peer mentoring program. Last year I was a Real Life Intern at the Sunnyvale location. Jile was a senior in high school who would come to the after school
We are proud to announce our 2020 Real Life Scholarship Winner Rock Douka Boulinui, Olympus High School Rock is from Brazzaville, Congo. He and his parents came to the United States as refugees when he was fourteen. Only a few
Youthlinc is pleased to announce the awarding of five academic scholarships honoring Real Life high school seniors and college students of refugee or immigrant background. We would like to recognize the Low Family Foundation, the Barker Charitable Foundation and an
By Jackie Moynihan and Shelly Burningham, Real Life Directors For the past several years, Merrick Bank has been a tremendous donor and partner for Youthlinc and its flagship after-school peer mentoring program, Real Life. In addition to their financial
By Shelly Burningham Accepting applications through March 15, 2020. Click here to learn more about the Real Life Scholarship. Over the past few years in Real Life, many students have indicated that they want to go to college and have
By Shelly Burningham, Real Life Director Real Life is an after-school tutoring and life skills peer mentoring program that partners Youthlinc with a variety of organizations in Salt Lake County. Real Life provides active, practical, after-school programming to teens, tween
By: Brayden Davies People discover Youthlinc in many different ways, some hear stories and experiences from friends and family who have gone on a trip, some see a presentation at school, and others learn about Youthlinc through their own research.