Step 1: Complete the online application.

Step 2: Download and submit the Reference Form and School and Parent/Guardian Consent Form.

Step 3: Complete Financial Assistance Form (if applicable).

Step 4: Pay the $20 refundable processing fee by clicking HERE.

All of the application materials must be completed and submitted to the Leadership Broward office by or before Friday, April 26, 2019. Materials can be e-mailed, mailed or faxed to:

Leadership Broward Foundation, Inc. Attention: Thao Le 

1421 SE 4th Ave, Suite D, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316;

Fax: 954-767-8866; Email:

Download the YLB XXXIII Information Packet to learn more about Youth Leadership Broward.


January – March 2019:

There will be information sessions for YLB Class XXXIII at individual schools as requested.  Please ask your school to contact Thao Le at 954-767-8866 or if you would like someone to come and talk to current sophomores about the program.

April 2019:

Applications will be reviewed by the YLB Class XXXIII Selection Committee. LBF is committed to cultural and economic diversity and considers all students who have demonstrated leadership skills and talents.

May 3, 2019:

Letters and/or an email will be sent to all applicants notifying them of their acceptance status.

May 23, 2019:

Accepted students must attend a mandatory program orientation.

The cost of the program is $800 and covers all program costs including bus transportation and lunch on each of the days. Financial aid is available based on need. A $20 application fee is due at time of submitting the application which will be put towards the final tuition if accepted into the program. If not accepted the $20 application fee will be refunded. Final payment must be paid in full by May 17, 2019.

How to Apply
The YLB program application can be found HERE. Contact Thao Le, Leadership Programs Coordinator, at (954) 767-8866 or with any questions.

Thursday, May 23, 2019
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Opening Retreat*
Friday, August 9, 2019
Saturday, August 10, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Program Days
All program days are scheduled from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
Meeting locations will be different each day within Broward County.
Dates and times are subject to change.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 – Criminal Justice Day
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 – Health & Human Services Day
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 – Government and Education Day
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 – Culture, Arts and History Day
Saturday, January 4, 2020 – Leadership Day
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 – Business and Tourism Day
Friday, March 6, 2020 – Environment Day

Friday, April 3, 2020
Afternoon – Community Project Presentations
Evening – Commencement Ceremony

Community Projects
All students are required to participate in a monthly community service project with a small group of YLB classmates outside of YLB days and after school hours. Students can earn up to 30 hours of community service throughout the year.

Apply NOW!