Youth Leadership Support Network

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YLSN is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization registered in Maryland. Your donations are tax deductible and greatly appreciated.

Founded in 1998 as an all-volunteer intergenerational network, YLSN has worked with more than 20,000 youth, primarily youth in DC neighborhoods and suburbs. Many others have travelled to Washington and included YLSN in their inteneraries. Our images have circled the nation and world in major media and youth2youth networks. Hundreds of mentors have participated in our programs.

Our primary financial support has been from partners who contract YLSN for workshops, trainings, performances, festivals and other special events. This in turn, offers some support to our mentors.

If you are interested in sponsoring a YLSN-produced event, email For more information about our trainings and partnerships, click here.

In-kind gifts of time, talent, gear of all sorts, expertise and vision have been provided by musicians, media professionals, partner programs and wonderful people.

YLSN has received fiancial support from Youth Ventures, Resist Foundation Inc., LISTEN Inc., Took Trust and generous individuals.

We invite foundations, agencies, groups and individuals interested in our work to contact us.

Youth Leadership Support Network is a non-profit, 501(c)3 charitable organization incorporated in Maryland. Your contributions are tax-deductable and greatly appreciated. Please mail checks to YLSN, PO Box 5372, Takoma Park, MD. 20913

Your donations and support are greatly appreciated.

Request for In-Kind Donations

  • Organizational, technical and vision development
  • Public relations and on-line promotion
  • Fundraising and building networks for trainers and talent YLSN and partner programs in the greater DC region and programs that include DC.
  • High image large scanning access for archival materials
  • Video cameras and gear
  • Art supplies
  • Upgrades to recording and live sound gear
  • Instruments, media/sound gear, mentors

Thank you for your support !!

Youth Leadership Support Network
PO Box 5372 | Takoma Park, MD 20913 | 202.316.4403

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