Category Archives: Young Leaders Society

​Principal Góngora of Decker Middle School in Manor

03.19.2015 | EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, SUCCESS STORIES, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

Meet Principal Alejandro Góngora

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"On Time, On Task and On a Mission." These are the words that are displayed in the Decker Middle School hallway and echoed through ... Read More >

 
Keith Richardson accepting UWATX check at SXSW

03.18.2015 | YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

Saatchi & Saatchi Donates to UWATX During SXSW Panel

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Saatchi & Saatchi don't just talk the talk. They hosted a SXSW panel on Sunday titled "Do Good. Feel Good: The Science of ... Read More >

 
YLS and football at Webb Middle

12.30.2014 | BOARD OF DIRECTORS, GIVING SOCIETIES, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

YLS In 2014: Time For Reflection and Growth

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2014 was a successful year for the Young Leaders Society (YLS), and we hope that it was rewarding for you both personally and ... Read More >

 

10.25.2014 | AMPLIFY AUSTIN, HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

UWATX Leads Projects That Make a Difference for Local Schools

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United Way for Greater Austin believes that anyone, regardless of their ability to make a financial contribution, can engage in ... Read More >

 
Young professionals group sets big goal

08.19.2014 | MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

Young Leaders Society sets ambitious goal: bring FULL-TIME coordination to middle schools

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Today, we're proud to announce an ambitious goal for the Young Leaders Society: we will raise $180K by June 2015 to fully fund ... Read More >

 
Year 1 of the YLS relaunch!

08.07.2014 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

What a difference a year makes

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A little over a year ago, a group of young professionals began meeting and discussing ways that we could make a positive change in ... Read More >

 
Young professionals teach students about STEM skills

07.23.2014 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

Jesse Garcia on giving back: “I owe it to the community to pay it forward.”

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Yesterday, Young Leaders Society (YLS) members joined 75 low-income fifth, sixth and seventh grade students from our Manor Summer ... Read More >

 
YLSers make Austin greater for Summer Learning Day

07.16.2014 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

Summer Learning Day:
Bridging the Access Gap

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On June 20, students at Decker Middle School had the opportunity to engage in service learning with the help of a few special ... Read More >

 
We all have an obligation to make Austin greater

07.05.2014 | EMPLOYEE GIVING, HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

We have an obligation to make Austin greater

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Like many people, my original exposure to United Way was through an Employee Giving Campaign - when a speaker from one of United ... Read More >

 
9 volunteers who make Austin greater

06.14.2014 | 90TH ANNIVERSARY, HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP COUNCIL, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

9 volunteers making Austin greater

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As part of our 90-day celebration of UWATX’s 90th anniversary, we’re working on 10 lists of 9 highlighting influential and ... Read More >

 
 
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