Mission

Angel Light Academy is a 501 (c)3 not-for-profit corporation dedicated to teaching leadership to youth and adults.
ALA’s mission is to improve the health, happiness, and well-being of individuals through the practice and demonstration of unconditional love. This is accomplished through service, education, and research.
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Angel Light Academy's (ALA) programs help children, ages 5-18, become leaders by giving them foundational skills, resources, and tools to overcome challenges, make positive change in their lives, and build lasting connections through Peer To Peer Mentorship. Our Mission is to create "Hope for the Future."

Children in our Youth Leadership Training programs learn:
Leadership & Character Traits, Problem Solving & Decision Making Skills, Understanding Consequences, Critical Communication Skills, Bullying Resistance, Drug/Alcohol/Gang Resistance, Social Media Awareness
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Angel Light Academy is proud to present the 25th annual Youth Leadership Conference! This proven program has changed countless lives for the better.  Year after year, children return to learn more about leadership in this changing world and to help other children become their best selves. This year there we are excited to work closely on building self-confidence to reduce bullying and create Hope for the Future!
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Watch the video below to learn more about Angel Light Academy. 


  • Susana and Nachhattar Chandi

  • Junior Leaders Arissa, Maile, Jake, and Gabriel

  • Dinaz and Arthur D'Souza

  • Volunteer Jennifer Schatz and Youth Leader

  • Richard Wilmot, Brenda Director of Vista Cove, Julia Wilmot

  • Junior Leader Arissa

  • Junior Leader Madison

  • 2020 Desert Above & Beyond Honorees

  • Founders Richard and Julia Wilmot

  • Johnathan and Luke

  • Volunteer Gina Nick and Youth Leader

  • ALA Volunteers

  • Volunteer Pauline Hennessey with Youth Leaders

  • Junior Leaders at Youth Leadership Conference

  • Volunteer Tracy Foley and Youth Leader

  • Jake, Julia Wilmot, Gabriel, Gavin

  • Junior Leader Maile

  • Volunteer Erika Barrantes and Youth Leader

  • Junior Leader Sarah and Volunteer Lindsay Jordan

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Mission

Over 20 Years of Proven Excellence in Youth Leadership Training

Angel Light Academy is a 501 (c)3 not-for-profit corporation dedicated to teaching leadership to youth and adults.

ALA’s mission is to improve the health, happiness, and well-being of individuals through the practice and demonstration of unconditional love. This is accomplished through service, education, and research. ALA is governed by a Board of Directors made up of volunteers from many professional backgrounds. The Board provides direction and oversight to ensure all ALA programming is of the highest quality.

Testimonials

I have been a Junior Leader for over 12 years. I have learned how to be a better leader and speak or perform in front of large groups of people. It is awesome!Gabriel B., Junior Leader, 17 years old
Angel Light Academy has changed my life. They have been with me every step of the way, from learning to read to graduating college to my current career. I cannot thank them enough! Rafael L. Junior Leader Alumni
We would like to express our support for ALA in providing valuable leadership training to Indio youth. Their yearly program has helped countless youth develop better self-esteem and take on leadership roles in our community.Rosalva C., City of Indio

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