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

APPLICATION PROCESS

THE APPLICATION PERIOD FOR YLB CLASS XXXII, 2018-2019, IS NOW CLOSED. WE ARE UNABLE TO ACCEPT ANYMORE APPLICATIONS AT THIS TIME. THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN YLB!

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

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

 

All of the application materials must be completed and submitted to the LBF office by or before Friday, April 06, 2018. Materials can be e-mailed, mailed or faxed to:

Leadership Broward Foundation, Inc. Attention: Rebecca D’Amico, 1640 West Oakland Park Blvd., Suite 400, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311; Fax: 954-767-8866; Email: apply@leadershipbroward.org.

 

APPLICATION TIMELINE

January – March 2018:

There will be information sessions for YLB Class XXXII at individual schools as requested.  Please ask your school to contact Rebecca D’Amico at 954-767-8866 or apply@leadershipbroward.org if you would like someone to come and talk to current sophomores about the program.

April 2018:

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

May 4, 2018:

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

May 23, 2018:

Accepted students must attend a mandatory program orientation.

Tuition
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 July 6, 2018.

How to Apply
The YLB program application and additional information can be found HERE. Contact Rebecca D’Amico, Director, Leadership Programs, at (954) 767-8866 or apply@leadershipbroward.org with any questions.

Calendar of Dates

Orientation*
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Opening Retreat*
Friday, August 10, 2018
Saturday, August 11, 2018
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.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 – Criminal Justice Day
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 – Community Services Day
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 – Government & Communications Day
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 – Culture, Arts and Education Day
Saturday, January 5, 2019 – Leadership Day
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 – Business and Tourism Day
Friday, March 8, 2019– History and Environment Day

Graduation*
Friday, April 5, 2019
Afternoon – Community Project Presentations
Evening – Commencement Ceremony
*MANDATORY – NO EXCEPTIONS

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.