Young Leaders Society


Young Leaders Society
Join young professionals networking, volunteering, and raising funds for United Way's Square One Project

United Way’s Young Leaders Society (YLS) unites young professionals in making a difference in our community. YLS helps local kids dream big and achieve success in school and beyond.

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YLS Remix 2020 Speaker Series
Oct 27 - Nov 17

Three cassette tapes with info from article.

The Young Leaders’ Society (YLS) hosted a virtual professional development series that provided the inspiration to REMIX the rest of 2020 — with fellow young professionals who can share some insight and expertise.

Typically, YLS hosts an annual Brews & Brains Trivia Night. This year, the challenges of the global pandemic forced us to rethink how we get together and what our young professionals really needed at this moment. Which was an opportunity to gather virtually to focus on three areas: 

Professional headshot of a white appearing woman smiling wearing a black blazer

YLS Welcomes a New Chair Alison Leary

United Way California Capital Region’s Young Leaders Society is pleased to welcome Alison Leary as the new chair. Hear more about Alison in her own words:

Welcome to a new year of philanthropy and fun! I am honored to serve as your chair for the upcoming year.

Visit Sacramento, 2019 Brews & Brains Champions

Brews & Brains Winter 2019
February 8, 2019

United Way’s Young Leaders Society packed the Sacramento Masonic Temple with over 180 guests for the 2019 Brews & Brains Trivia Night. The sold-out event brought together trivia enthusiasts’ love for local beer, tacos, and making a difference in our community and raised over $7,500!  The event proceeds will benefit the Sacramento Kindergarten to College Savings Program (K2C). 

Click here for photos from the night.