Congrats 21CL Class of 2015!

21CL officially welcomes 240 students to 21CL and to attend our summer leadership institutes in June. Students represent 136 high schools from over 51 counties across Georgia! Share you acceptance letters with us on social media using #IAMa21stCenturyLeader!
21CL students accepted into and attending one of our summer leadership institutes must complete their summer registration by Friday, May 1st.Register Now
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Inspiring Youth To Lead

21CL collaborates with business and professional leaders to connect, transform and inspire Georgia high school students to become the next generation of leaders through training and hands-on experiences.


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21CL’s Volunteer Partner of the Year

April 15th, 2015|0 Comments

Written by 21CL Youth Ambassadors  Camille Atere-Roberts, senior at Parkview High School, Teryn Shipman, senior at Grady High School and William Holley, junior at DeKalb Early College Academy 

As we continue with […]

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A 21CL Veteran Volunteer

April 13th, 2015|0 Comments

Written by Kaitlin Scott, 21CL Youth Ambassador and junior at The Lovett School

Mr. John Del Santo has an extremely interesting story, especially being that he has been involved with 21st Century Leaders […]

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The Special Work of 19 Volunteers

April 13th, 2015|0 Comments

Written by 21CL Youth Ambassadors William Holley, junior at Dekalb Early College Academy & Alvin Winston, sophomore at Drew Charter School

As the start of National Volunteer Appreciation Week, 21st Century Leaders recognizes […]


21st Century Leaders gave me the most unique and wonderful experiences that to this day I consider my favorite. 21st Century Leaders has been the catalyst for many of the endeavors I took on my junior and senior years in high school and all four years of college. I have great comfort knowing I have them as a support system, and I know they will continue to be there for me throughout the years
Maria Flores, Reinhardt University Class of 2015, Student Body President
I really enjoyed participating in the summer programs, which provided excellent opportunities to build business and teamwork skills and network with influential members of the Georgia business community as well as with other motivated high school students. I believe that the program provided a great foundation for my career in teaching me the value of networking and instilling in me the importance of being a team-oriented player in the workplace.
Ben Bryant, Assistant General Counsel, InComm (21CL Alumni 1999)
Learning to network at 16 years old definitely impacted my future. Instead of just collecting business cards like my college friends did, I was building meaningful relationships. I got a full time, corporate job immediately after graduating from college, and even though I was young, I’m sure it was because of the confidence I gained by working with professionals early on
Brandi Harrison, Senior Production Manager, CNN (21CL Alumni 1997)