U2L Teen Corps
Participation in U2L Teen Corps is a way for teenagers to enter into active citizenry in their community. Teens who are interested in community issues invest in design-based thinking to envision solutions for our city’s urgent needs. Teen Corps volunteers with Dallas ISD elementary students citywide. Scroll down to learn how you can get involved.
U2L Teen Fellows
United to Learn’s signature teen leadership program open to High School Sophomores attracts students from all high schools around DFW who are interested in exploring issues related to educational equity. Through attending advocacy sessions, collaborating with others, serving at local schools, and participating in design thinking challenges, participants are able to envision solutions for the urgent needs of our city’s schools.Apply
U2L Teen Board
Students who have successfully completed the U2L Teen Fellows program are invited to apply for membership on our United to Learn Teen Board. Teen Board members are responsible for leading United to Learn programming on behalf of their schools and advocating for the Dallas ISD elementary schools we serve. The Teen Board also helps us understand the changing needs and interests of our high school leaders.
Teen board applications for the 2023 – 2024 school year have closed. If you are interested in learning more about joining the teen board for the 2024 – 2025 school year, email Dr. Michael Riemer.
United to Learn’s Emerging Leaders Summit attracts students grades 6-8 throughout DFW who are interested in exploring issues related to educational equity and leadership development. Participants will explore and develop leadership skills and collaborate to envision solutions for the urgent needs of our city’s schools.
Through 1:1 sessions, high school tutors guide young learners through structured curriculum that can be delivered either in person or through a digital platform. This tailored approach and delivery allows for customization when addressing the needs and challenges of each student.Check out our current tutoring opportunities
U2L Teen Corps Impact
student skills videos uploaded to U2L's YouTube channel
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United to Lead gave me the chance to connect with other Dallas high schoolers interested in supporting younger students. I learned so much about the resources needed across Dallas and now feel better equipped to offer what’s needed.
– Sydney Ghorayeb