Youth leadership Academy

Creating Leaders and Inspiring Scholars!

aka Youth leadership Academy   |   Elgin, IL   |  www.ylacademy.org

Mission

The mission of the YLA is to engage and inspire youth to maximize their potential to become successful community leaders through the access and responsible utilization of post-secondary education.

Ruling year info

2000

Executive Director

Mr. Kathy-Ann Pegues

Main address

1700 Spartan Drive

Elgin, IL 60123 USA

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EIN

36-4314065

NTEE code info

Youth Development Programs (O50)

Parent Teacher Group (B94)

Other Youth Development N.E.C. (O99)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Programs and results

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

YLA Program: Self Determination, College Readiness, Service Learning and Leadership

*college preparatory training (for 7th through 12th grades) based on selection of a class of 25 in the 6th grade; potential of 130 students *community service requirements *educational programs for parents/guardians

Population(s) Served

Where we work

Financials

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Operations

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Youth leadership Academy

Board of directors
as of 10/21/2020
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Wes Scott

Wes Scott

Gregory Robinson

Elgin Community College

Hardy Mia

Elgin Community College

Shimon Blanchard

Sleep Number Corporation

Tiffany Via

Sherman Hospital

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No