Another cohort is up and coming!
The Youth Leadership Academy is now recruiting for the fifth cohort! September 15 through November 4, 9th - 12th grade high school students are able apply for the program. There will be 40 spots for students from across the six-county Sacramento region.
Who can apply:
- 9th – 12 grade high school students
- Must live and attend school in the counties of El Dorado*,
Placer, Sacramento, Sutter, Yolo, and Yuba.
*The Tahoe basin is excluded
When is the program?
- Five month program from January through May 2023 (Saturdays)
- First session is Saturday, January 21, 2023 (planned for in person)
- After January 21, students will meet every other Saturday
- Hybrid program with virtual sessions (5) and in person sessions (5)
- Graduation scheduled for Saturday, May 20, 2023
What will we do in the program?
- Learn how communities are shaped by people and policies
- Discover career opportunities in planning, civic engagement, and public service
- Connect with local leaders, elected officials, community activists, and more
- Engage in local and regional government
- Connect with students from across the region and join over 150 YLA alumni