Volume 34 | Summer 2021
Monthly News and Updates
The African American Youth Leadership Conference (AAYLC) wants to stay connected with you! Enjoy interesting facts, educational information, highlights and upcoming events. Have a question or comment? Please contact us at info@aaylc-co.org.
Did You Know?
The Midnight Sun (visible sun for 24 hours) is a natural phenomenon that occurs around the summer solstice each year and lasts for several weeks. Northern lands, including Canada, Iceland, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Russia, and Alaska all benefit. In Barrow, Alaska, for instance, the sun doesn’t set for two-and-a-half months!
June 2021 Student of the Month - Khaleigh Reed
Completing her junior year at Liberty High School in Colorado Springs with a GPA of 3.45, there is no doubt that this future journalist is well on her way to accomplish her dreams. After graduation, Khaleigh has set her sights on attending a HBCU. She plans to further her aspirations in shaping the world’s view of current events and news. Her passion for journalism is rooted in her fascination with history. Khaleigh dreams of a position as an editor-in-chief at Essence magazine, or a senior producer for the BET network. She was recently accepted to participate in the Fayetteville University TMCF Fleischer Scholars program. This program will expose her to various aspects of entrepreneurship. Khaleigh will utilize her new knowledge to create her own magazine.
Community Spotlight
Celebrate Juneteenth!

We are pleased to feature one of AAYLC's supporters and presenters, OneBodyEnt. Their mission is to empower and inspire all members of the Colorado Springs community indiscriminately. From Jun 18, 1:00 PM – Jun 20, 10:00 PM at Memorial Park (1605 E Pikes Peak Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80910), OneBodyEnt is having a FREE Juneteenth celebration for people of all races, nationalities and religions joining together as "onebody" to truthfully acknowledge a period in our history that shaped and continues to influence our society today. They will provide fun activities for kids; a car show, step show, fashion show, basketball and kickball tournament, live entertainment, and local and nationally known artists. Don't miss an opportunity to support this incredible organization. For more information about OneBodyEnt and/or this event, please visit their website https://www.onebodyklcc.org/.
Make Memories this Summer!
22 Best Cheap Family Vacations (2021)

Whether it is a beach vacation, a trip to a bustling city, or something a little different, there are many options that you can choose from. What's more, it doesn't even have to be too expensive!

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Father's Day is on the Way!
Show dad how great he is with a gift from Amazon! Simply create a free AmazonSmile account and select the African American Youth Leadership Conference as your designated charity. A percentage of your purchase goes to the AAYLC. It's that easy! We thank all the dads for their support and love. For more information, click here.
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