United Future Leaders

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Our Mission

The United Future Leaders program develops young leaders who impact the individual, peer, and social culture of their community through ongoing program participation.

Value Statement

UFL promotes qualities such as civility, ethics, and leadership empowering students to "Take it Out to the World" through service, mentoring, and relationship building.

UFL Themes

Civility, Ethics & Leadership are the foundational concepts of United Future leaders. The following themes are the building blocks that support individual growth and self-awareness among our participants.

  • Physical Safety- I am safe
  • Emotional Security- I know my feelings & honor them
  • Identity- How I see myself & how others see me
  • Belonging- I belong
  • Competence- I have abilities
  • Mission & Purpose- I have direction & purpose
  • Service- I help others, expecting nothing in return
  • Civility- I treat others as I would want them to treat me
  • Ethics- I do the right thing when no one is looking
  • Leadership- I bring out the best in myself & others

UFL Highlights


  • The UFL program celebrated the two-year commitment of 90 6th grade leaders from Lubbock, Shallowater and Brownfield in December 2015. These students will continue participation in the program through the UFL Ambassador program.
  • Approximately 40 UFL Ambassadors, parents and staff served the residents at Carillon in December.
  • The UFL staff are currently organizing the 1st Annual UFL Ambassador Leadership Conference for UFL students and parents to be held in the College of Human Sciences on January 30th.
  • The UFL 5th grade after school programming will resume the last week of January for the remaining 8 sessions with over 150 young leaders.
UFL Take it to the World

Take it out to the World

  • February 6th – UFL Ambassador Winter Service Event – Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Southwest
  • April 30th – UFL Ambassador Spring Service Event – Special Olympics Area 17 Spring Games