about Youth Leadership Broward
Now in its 28th year, Youth Leadership Broward (YLB), is a nine-month program that provides an opportunity for students to gain real-life experiences through interactions with community leaders from businesses, government agencies, and civic organizations; develop essential leadership skills such as team building, conflict resolution, time management, public speaking and goal setting; and impact the community through a service project. Each year, fifty-five current high school sophomores from across Broward County are selected to participate in this program during their junior year.
Applications are open to all current sophomores attending a Broward County public or private high school who meet the following criteria:
The cost of the program is $600 and covers all program costs including bus transportation and lunch on each of the days. Financial aid is available based on need.
Click on the links below to read about the experiences of our past and current YLB students!
YLB Makes a Difference - Maria Moncaliano, YLB XXVI
A Day at Jail Changes Perceptions on Human Nature - Samantha Hahn, YLB XXVIII
Why Government & Media are Important Facets of our Society - Santiago Chacin, YLB XXVIII
SAMPLE PROGRAM DAY AGENDAS
Contact Laura McRell at (954) 767-8866 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The application for YLB Class XXIX is now available.