Latinitas Teen Leadership Institute Prepares High School Girls as Community Leaders
WHAT: Latinitas Teen Leadership Institute
WHEN:Applications are due on January 18 & a Kickoff Conference- January 25( 10am-4pm)
WHERE: Main Public Library (501 N. Oregon)
WHO: The Teen Leadership Institute is open to teen girls ages 13 and up.
WHY: The Teen Leadership Institute is intended to prepare young women in developing their leadership skills. This program is aimed at encouraging and motivating teen Latina girls to make a difference in their community through leadership and volunteerism. The institute will consist of monthly workshops on leadership methods, decision making skills, goal setting, public speaking, civic engagement, and volunteerism. Young women will engage in interactive activities that will help them explore their own strengths and cultivate their leadership abilities. The program will run from January throughout the semester leading up to a graduation ceremony in May. Members will gain valuable leadership and communication skills, earn community service hours, connect with mentors and enhance their college applications.