2022/23 Youth Leadership Academy
Youth Leadership Academy program:
Location: Remote/Washington, D.C.
Program dates: June 2022- June 2023
Residential academy: July 18-21, 2022, in Washington D.C. (location TBD)
Duration of program: One year
The 2022 YLA application is now closed. The application process for the 2023 YLA will open on Nov. 1, 2023.
The Youth Leadership Academy is a year-long program that includes a combination of virtual and in-person engagement. Participants will begin working with Plan remotely in June 2022, and then attend the four-day residential academy in Washington D.C. from July 18-21. After the residential academy, YLA members will work closely with Plan staff and mentors to launch their projects.
- Learn how to advocate for yourself and the social justice issues you care about.
- Gain expertise in designing and implementing young people-led projects.
- Unpack and understand the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and gender inequality.
- Develop your personal leadership style.
- Build a network of likeminded young leaders.
What we covered last year: