Youth Leadership Institute 2019
About the Event
What is it?
The Youth Leadership Institute (YLI) is a 2-Day/1-Night FUN youth summit at Nova Southeastern University.
Who can participate?
Broward County high school students entering 9th to 12th grade in the 2019 - 2020 school year.
How many youth will participate?
This year, we are expecting 100 young l leaders (YES, YOU) from across South Florida.
What will I experience?
- Leadership & Communication Skills
- Social Media
- Public Speaking
- Inclusion & Diversity
- Drug Prevention
- Mental Health Awareness/Promotion
How much does it cost?
It's FREE! Applicants must submit a short essay and be a member of any youth group.
What is the essay topic?
Positive Peer Influence
- Think about a time recently when you benefited from some positive support from your friends, classmates, teachers or relatives. What did they do to help you? Think about a time when you provided that positive support for someone else. What did you do to support them? Share your responses to these questions and other reflections you may have on positive peer pressure. Include your reflections on how to help your classmates and those close to you make good, healthy decisions.
- Essay must be original and at least 2 paragraphs.
When is the deadline?
Friday, May 31, 2019
Participants will have the opportunity to earn up to 15 hours of community service.