Serve Communities. Inspire Change. Be a Young Leader.
The Young Leaders Council brings the passion and philanthropic power of young professionals together to transform New York City. The YLC provides robust opportunities to connect community-driven 20- and 30-somethings who’re eager to lead their peers, fundraise and advocate on behalf of low-income New Yorkers.
YLC Members enjoy exclusive benefits depending on membership level. Benefits include but aren’t limited to:
- Fun social opportunities with savvy young philanthropists
- Invitations to exclusive events that feature prominent local leaders
- On-the-ground volunteerism that promotes long-term community change
- Illuminating panel discussions and briefings on contemporary social issues
Ways to Get Involved
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP – $100
Access to select professional development and social events and all volunteer opportunities.
PREFERRED MEMBERSHIP – $250
Access to select professional development and social events and all volunteer opportunities. Preferred members are also eligible to apply for a position on one of four YLC Subcommittee’s including Brand + Marketing, Events + Fundraising, Community Engagement and Membership.
EXECUTIVE MEMBERSHIP – $1,000
Includes complimentary tickets to all YLC events, joint membership with our Women’s Leadership Council (WLC), and access to all professional development and volunteer opportunities. Executive members are eligible to apply for a position on the YLC Executive Committee.
VOLUNTEER: Prepare Meals for New Yorkers in Need
Suit up to prep and pack meals at God's Love We Deliver, a UWNYC emergency food partner. God's Love We Deliver cooks and delivers thousands of nutritious, high-quality meals daily across NYC for individuals who are too sick to shop or cook for themselves.
*FEATURED EVENT*: Cycle for IMPACT!
Put pedal to the metal to help NYC families in need! YLC is teaming up with SoulCycle and Express for an exclusive charity ride, benefitting UWNYC's programs, like ReadNYC. Sign up below to get early ticket access—bikes will go fast!
VOLUNTEER: Inspire Youth at East Bronx Academy Career Day
Don’t miss your chance to inspire NYC youth! East Bronx Academy Middle School needs volunteers for their Career Readiness and Exploration Event. As a panelist or career ambassador, you'd talk passionately about your line of work and the path you took to get there, as well as field students’ questions about their aspirations. Sign up and/or recommend a friend by Friday, April 14.
YLC Membership Happy Hour at Pazza Notte
YLC members and NYC young professionals kicked back at Pazza Notte. 2-for-1 Martini Drink specials throughout the night.
Build Healthy Snack Packs with the YLC (***AT CAPACITY***)
YLC’s Storybook Evening (***SOLD OUT***)
From an opulent Central Park South penthouse, YLCers reveled in an enviable night with fellow philanthropic leaders while raising support for our City’s young readers—our future leaders. SEE PHOTOS
Serve a Warm Meal at the Bowery Mission
YLCers rolled up their sleeves and threw on an apron to prep and serve lunch to homeless and low-income New Yorkers visiting the Mission’s soup kitchen.
Wine Down with the YLC
YLCers relaxed while sipping crisp autumn air, Pinot, Cabernet, and Sauvignon, leaving their cares in the boroughs and enjoying an exclusive North Fork wine-tasting tour.
YLC Member Happy Hour
New and tenured YLC members kicked back over happy hour at Turnmill NYC.
Brews & Books
For more information on membership and events, contact Alandrea Timmons at email@example.com
The Executive Committee
- Chair, ExecutiveCommittee: Julie Brazitis
- Vice-Chair, Executive Committee & Membership Chair: Toby Osofsky
- Secretary, Executive Committee: Laura Frattaroli
- Treasurer, Executive Committee: Nick Frattaroli
- Community Engagement Co-Chair: Eric Mouchette
Queens District Attorney
- Community Engagement Co-Chair: Kenneth Holley
Kenneth D. Holley & Associates, Inc.
- Fundraising + Events Chair: Patricia Lesnianski
- Jonathan Baer
- John Bowen
- Yancey Reynoso
- Peter Seith
- Daryl Saylor
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP