United Way’s Young Leaders Society (YLS)

The United Way’s Young Leaders Society (YLS) is a group of young professionals who are committed to creating real, lasting change in Ventura County, and our mission goes even deeper than that. By focusing our efforts on empowering the youth of Ventura County, we are not only investing in the future of our youngest residents, but also in the future of our community.


United in our passion about the value of education, we will create a better future by developing opportunities that empower, inspire, and promote life-long success for the youth in our diverse community.


The Young Leaders Society empowers youth in Ventura County by promoting education, healthy living, and income self-sufficiency. As passionate young professionals, we give, advocate, and volunteer, working with community partners to inspire solutions for our county’s needs.