BENEFITING: PIONEERS YOUTH LEADERSHIP INC
The Pioneers program costs $65,000 for this fall semester and we need your help to make this year successful.
Our mission is to help high school students become positive change agents in their communities and to help build the next generation of community leaders for rural Texas. We accomplish this mission by giving the Pioneers students real-world leadership training and experience with a focus on ethics, character, critical thinking, rural entrepreneurship, land and water conservation, and building sustainable communities.
There is no cost to the Pioneers students to participate in the program. The costs to carry out the Pioneers program are raised in the community. We are raising $65,000 for the fall semester to pay for the leadership programming for our students. We need your help to make this year successful.
During the fall semester, the Pioneers students will build and conduct programs in their communities on water conservation, economic development, and education. In January, the students will present these programs in Austin to staff and leadership at three state agencies: the Texas Water Development Board, the Texas Department of Agriculture, and the Texas Education Agency.
Pioneers Youth Leadership is an elective course in 8 public high schools this year and a student organization in the other 8 schools in which we operate.
What We Do:
Pioneers Youth Leadership is a learning-through-action high school leadership program that develops today’s student leaders and tomorrow’s community leaders. By giving high school students leadership training and experience with a focus on helping their own community, we help build strong local leadership, create a more capable and competent workforce, and engage youth in making positive changes in their community.
Pioneers teaches seven characteristics of successful leaders:
Each element of the Pioneers program emphasizes the development of ethical leadership and critical thinking skills so the students are better equipped to meet the challenges of the rapidly changing population, economy and political landscape of our state. Pioneers Youth Leadership’s mission is to help high school students realize their potential to make a positive change in their communities and sharpen their ability to be effective leaders.
Please visit our website for more information and to watch some short videos on what we do and how we do it: pioneersyouthleadership.org.
Thank you for supporting Pioneers and our students. Please let me know if you need any more information about Pioneers Youth Leadership.