Congrats to the team “Clippers Equipment Staff” for winning first place in the 3v3 Basketball Tournament! The event was a huge success as 14 teams came out to compete for cash prizes. Thanks to everyone who participated and volunteered, without you guys, none of this would have been possible!

First Place:

Top 3:

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Youth Leadership Council (YLC) is hosting a 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament at the Filhoops Gym on Saturday, January 30th from 9am till we crown a champion. All teams are guaranteed 3 games via round robin draw and then playoff brackets. There is a cash prize for the top 3 places. Please contact Marcus Gee at for more information. Please register and pay at

The proceeds from this charity event go towards funding YLC’s Annual Leadership Conference empowering Asian-American high school students through leadership development, civic engagement, and multicultural understanding.

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Do you shop on and wish a portion of your purchases went to your favorite non-profit organization? (hint hint, YLC) You’re in luck!! Purchase your items through YLC’s Amazon Smile account and 0.5% of your total purchase will help support the organization. Amazon Smile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Support YLC by starting your shopping at

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Congratulations to Jeffrey Yang for winning a $1,000 #StepUp scholarship! This scholarship was awarded to a student who attended the YLC 2014 Conference #StepUp @YLCHouston and stepped up to turn ideas into action. Jeffrey stepped up towards environmental awareness by starting a recycling program in the Fort Bend Independent School District and planting trees with Keep Sugar Land Beautiful (KSLB).

YLC 2015 Students, this is also a reminder to you all that your Smash the Glass scholarship applications are due August 31, 2015! Please consult your programs for details. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact one of your mentors or email us at

Student registration is now FULL. We have reached our target 144 students for the Youth Leadership Council Conference 2015. If you are still interested in attending, all hope is not lost! Please register at our student registration page to be placed on our wait list and we will contact you immediately if spaces become available.

On behalf of the YLC Executive Board, we would like to say thank you for such a great response to conference this year! We are excited to meet, mentor and learn from you all on July 4th weekend!

It’s that time of year again!

The Youth Leadership Council is now accepting applications for Mentors and Volunteers for the 2015 YLC Conference! This year’s conference theme is about identifying and overcoming obstacles in life. All leaders have or will come across obstacles; and through YOUR STORY as a mentor, students can learn how their individuality, determination, and motivation can shape THEIR STORY of future success. Sound interesting? Please visit our Become a Mentor page to read all the mentor requirements and to begin the application process!

Looking to volunteer instead? Please visit our Become a Volunteer page to read all the volunteer requirements and begin the application process!

Student registration for the 2015 YLC Conference is now OPEN! As a student participating in YLC, you will be given the opportunity to develop and practice leadership skills, to make new friends from across the city/state/country, and to just plain have a good time! Visit our student registration page to begin the process of making your summer break of 2015 one to remember!

If you want an idea of what to expect, check out photos from last year’s YLC!

We look forward to seeing you in July!

Please come support YLC’s 27th Annual Tulip Banquet! Join us at Kim Son Restaurant on April 17, 2015 to celebrate another great year of mentoring and to honor impressive leaders in the Houston community, Chinese American Citizens Alliance – Houston Lodge and Anika Jackson, President of Houston Children Give Back. All proceeds from the banquet will go towards the 2015 Youth Leadership Conference to be held at Rice University from July 3-5. Banquet details and ticket information are available¬†here.

We look forward to seeing you there!

The 2015 Youth Leadership Conference dates have been finalized! We look forward to seeing you at Rice University on July 3rd through the 5th! More information on the registration process will be announced shortly!


President – Cassie Diep Yeung

Program Director - Richey Nguyen Delgado

Mentor Director – Angela Wang

VP of Fundraising - Marcus Gee

VP’s of Operations - Kendal Pho and April Tieu

VP of Technology – Brian Sheen

VP of Community Relations – Jason Tung

Registrar – Jessica Lin

Secretary – Tien Le

Thanks to everybody for all your efforts so far.¬† Stay tuned for upcoming events and let’s make this year’s YLC another success!


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