New American Youth Leadership Council


The New American Youth Leadership Council, also known as NAYLC, trains 100 immigrant and refugee youth leaders of color ages 15 to 24 in various areas of community leadership development with hands-on experience at the local and federal level on issues that matter to them.

What you will get as a fellow:

  • 15 weeks of weekly instruction on organizing work from leaders in the movement

  • All expenses paid trip to the Youth Leadership Summit

  • Stipend (amount TBA) to participate in the program

  • Hands-on experience in advocacy with local organizations

  • Opportunity to partner with local NPNA organizations

  • Be part of a national cohort with 100 youth 15-24 years old from across the country who value the betterment of their communities

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Ms. Naureen Singh -

Naureen Singh is a Youth Support and Development Specialist at the Asian Pacific Development Center and works on the NAYLC (New Americans Youth Leadership Council) portfolio. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology from the University of Colorado-Boulder and went on to earn her Master of Criminal Justice degree from the University of Colorado-Denver. Most recently, she researched the impact of COVID-19 on Colorado's Asian American population with hate violence and hate crimes. In addition to her academic work, Naureen has extensive professional experience with grassroots organizing, interfaith coalition building, and community building.

She currently serves on the Colorado’s Asian American and Pacific Islander Statewide Steering Committee, CU Denver’s School of Public Affairs GOLD Board, and continues to volunteer and provide consulting for education and civil rights organizations.


In her free time, Naureen enjoys listening to K-POP music, dancing, and spending quality time with her chihuahua.