2022/23 Youth Leadership Academy

Program

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Youth Leadership Academy explores global issues

Explore the most pressing global issues

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Build skills to lead policy change

Youth Leadership Academy launches leadership projects

Launch your own project addressing social justice issues


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

Cost: $500 | Need-based financial aid available

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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.

Program benefits:

  • 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:

2021 Program agenda

 

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By joining the Youth Leadership Academy, you’ll be a part of work like this …