The YLA virtual program will include a highly interactive and fun agenda that utilizes easy-to-use virtual platforms to ensure you have an engaging virtual experience.
Youth Leadership Academy
Meet the staff
YLA coordinator and Youth Advisory Board member bios.
Leadership development projectLearn more
Check out the YLA 2020 brochure!
After the YLA
After the YLA, you will be supported and engaged by a Plan Youth Advisory Board mentor, who will support you as you implement your LDP.
Cost to attend
Thanks to a generous donor, Plan is able to offer the YLA for free to all participants.
“My experience here at the YLA was empowering! Not only did I engage with young people and proven leaders across the U.S., but I was able to learn what it truly means to serve globally. I loved every second of it and I can’t wait to continue to be involved!”
What alumni are
saying about the YLA
- strongly agree and agree the YLA increased their confidence to advocate for issues they care about.
- strongly agree and agree the YLA increased their ability to take on leadership and advocacy roles within their community.
- strongly agree and agree the YLA was a good way to meet and network with other young activists and change-makers.
Plan International USA is a girls’ rights organization. Powered by supporters, we partner with adolescent girls and children around the world to overcome oppression and gender inequality, providing the support and resources that are unique to their needs and the needs of their communities, ensuring they achieve their full potential with dignity, opportunity and safety.