The Southern Youth Leadership Development Institute Takes Students to Houston, TX 
Southern Youth Leadership Development Institute
by Ashley Roseboro
10M ago
Montgomery, AL- The Southern Youth Leadership Development Institute (SYLDI) has taken students from its summer camp to visit Houston, Texas. The trip, sponsored by Alabama native and Occidental President and CEO Vicki Hollub and the company’s Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging (DIB) team , provided students the opportunity to apply SYLDI’s six pillars and gain real-world experience.  SYLDI focuses on six pillars of development for students that participate in the program. The six pillars are 1) Leadership: Building skills through mentoring and yearlong leadership development by the fou ..read more
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SYLDI Students HBCU Tour: First Stop is Tuskegee University
Southern Youth Leadership Development Institute
by Sharon Overton
11M ago
Southern Youth Leadership Development Institute kicked off their HBCU Student Tour with a visit to Tuskegee University on July 20th, 2023. The students toured the Tuskegee University campus, visited the Tuskegee University Legacy Museum, received insight on Tuskegee admissions, and engaged in a compelling presentation titled ‘What Makes a Good Leader?’, presented by Dr. Albert E. Russell (pictured). Students loading the bus Tiger’s Den featuring Ms. Chiquita Lee Dr. Albert E. Russell Booker T. Washington Lifting the Veil of Ignorance Statue Students and Dr. Albert E. Russell Students in ..read more
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The Southern Youth Leadership Development Institute Holds Book Drive Donating to Youth Ministries at Participating Churches
Southern Youth Leadership Development Institute
by Sharon Overton
1y ago
Thank you to the American Federation of Teachers for their generous book donation to the Southern Youth Leadership Development Institute. The book drive served the purpose of combatting censorship and exposing the youth to their culture and background in order to enable them to become knowledgeable leaders who are aware of their true history.  The book selection includes: The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks, Stacey’s Extraordinary Words, Sing a Song: How “Lift Every Voice and Sing” inspired Generations, Rosa, Juneteenth, Let the Children March, Build a House, The Hill We Climb, Shirley ..read more
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Civil Rights Activist Doris Crenshaw Joins CBS Travel Editor Peter Greenberg on "Eye On Travel"
Southern Youth Leadership Development Institute
by Ashley Roseboro
1y ago
Montgomery, AL- Civil Rights Activist Doris Crenshaw discusses Rosa Parks, the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and the future of the civil rights movement with CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg on Saturday's episode of "Eye on Travel." Peter Greenberg is America's most recognized, honored, and respected front-line travel news journalist. Peter is Travel Editor for CBS News, appearing on CBS This Morning and The CBS Evening News, among other broadcast platforms. Eye on Travel is a travel news show originating from a different location every week, featuring local experts sharing their favorite gems ..read more
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The Southern Youth Leadership Development Institute will host the Montgomery Bus Boycott Celebration.
Southern Youth Leadership Development Institute
by Ashley Roseboro
1y ago
Montgomery, AL- The Southern Youth Leadership Development Institute will host a Montgomery Bus Boycott Celebration December 2-3, 2022, in Montgomery, Alabama. The celebration will include the Montgomery premiere of the “Rebellious Life of Rosa Parks,” in partnership with NBC Universal, and the Rosa Parks Gala, honoring extraordinary women from Alabama. The Schedule of Events is: Rebellious Life of Rosa Parks December 2, 2023, 4:30pm Rosa Parks Museum 252 Montgomery Street Montgomery, AL 36104 Rosa Park Gala December 3, 2023, 7:00pm Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa at the Convention Cent ..read more
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SYLDI Hosts Film Academy with Dr. Tania Stewart
Southern Youth Leadership Development Institute
by Megan Stockdale
2y ago
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Civil Rights Activist Doris Crenshaw: Women, Soul of the Nation: Then and Now!
Southern Youth Leadership Development Institute
by Ashley Roseboro
2y ago
Join Civil Rights Activist Doris Crenshaw, Wednesday, April 27, 2022, 6:00 pm ET, as the King Center commemorates the 95th birthday of their founder, Coretta Scott King, with a special Beloved Community Talk, ‘Women, Soul of the Nation: Then and Now!’ Streaming on Facebook and YouTube ..read more
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Civil Rights Activist Doris Crenshaw honored by the People’s Agenda
Southern Youth Leadership Development Institute
by Ashley Roseboro
2y ago
Montgomery, Al- Civil Rights Activist Doris Crenshaw was honored by the People’s Agenda as one of the unsung women of the civil rights movement. In 1955, at the age of 12, Doris served as vice president of the NAACP Youth Council, when Mrs. Rosa Parks was an advisor to the Youth Council. After completing her degree at Clark College, she continued her community outreach in Chicago with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the Open Housing Campaign. Doris began her professional career as Southern Field Representative for the National Council of Negro Women organizing chapters, designing rural econom ..read more
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Community Leaders Talk Autonomous Driving and Mobility Equity
Southern Youth Leadership Development Institute
by Ashley Roseboro
2y ago
Dr. Charles Steele is president and CEO of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and Doris Crenshaw is Founder & CEO of The Southern Youth Leadership Development Institute.   Waymo welcomed SCLC as an educational thought partner of Let’s Talk Autonomous Driving last year, and these community leaders recently traveled to the Phoenix East Valley to ride with Waymo One.  Discover why Dr. Steele and Ms. Crenshaw say they believe fully autonomous driving technology is a good first step toward expanding mobility options and improving safety for the communities they’ve wo ..read more
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Civil Rights Activist Doris Crenshaw discusses Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott with Darley Newman
Southern Youth Leadership Development Institute
by Ashley Roseboro
2y ago
For Immediate Release May 22,2021 Media Contact Contact: Ashley D. Roseboro Phone: (202) 780-7064 Email: aroseboro@roseboroholdings.com   Montgomery, AL- Civil Rights Activist Doris Crenshaw discusses Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott with Darley Newman on Travels With Darley on this week’s episode of Travels with Darley: The Alabama Civil Rights Trail.  Travels with Darley is a PBS and Amazon Prime travel television series. The show is hosted by Darley Newman and documents Newman's experiences with locals around the world. It premiered on PBS in 2016, taking audiences ..read more
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