Youth Leadership Initiative

  • Youth Leadership Initiative (YLI) is a multicultural leadership program based out of the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation designed to help youth develop strong, effective leadership skills to work in diverse community settings. This program works to develop youths’ understanding of themselves and their cultures, equip youth with the knowledge, skills and qualities needed for leadership, encourage youths’ appreciation for the culture of others and promote cross cultural leadership and build youth leadership through meaningful engagement in real community issues. YLI is unique in the way youth are given leadership across our program to help make decisions, run sessions and choose which issues to address in the community. Teens that participate in the Youth Leadership Initiative will gain skills and confidence that will help them in all areas of their life. For more information, please visit YLI's website: http://www.wilder.org/Community-Leadership/Youth-Leadership-Initiative/P...

    Program cost:
    Free
    Ages:
    Days:
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
    Grades:
    9, 10, 11, 12
    Time of day:
    Evening
    Time of year:
    School year
    Program max enrollment:
    65
    Program scholarships:
    No
    How do families register?:

     Obtain an application at YLI's webpage at the Amherst H. Wilder Foundations website or from link above. The application is also located in the Download section on the bottom right of this page.

  • Hmong contact:

    Nou Yang 651-280-2451

Registration deadline

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Programs

Youth Leadership Initiative 2011

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Program Coordinator(s)

Program transportation

YLI will provide transportation as needed for youth living in St. Paul and East Metro Areas