Youth Leadership-Bridge To College


About Our Youth Leadership Bridge to College Program

LAHC’s Youth Leadership Bridge to College Program (YLBTCP) is an innovative solution to equip high school youth with invaluable 21st century skills that will allow them to change themselves and the world through service. Using an evidence-based curriculum, the YLBTCP provides various seminars and activities that are focused on leadership and life skills, job readiness, college access education, financial literacy, educational and career goal setting, strategic planning as well as empowering them to make a difference in their communities. Throughout the course of the program, youth participants are exposed to various learning opportunities ranging from: resume building, personal branding, communication and social media etiquette, community action, leadership, public speaking, and college preparation.

High school students currently enrolled in grades 9 - 12.

  • Comprehensive insights into topics rarely covered in traditional education.
  • Community service opportunities
  • A certificate of completion
  • $25 Amazon gift card (with perfect attendance)

Winter 2024 Cohort Schedule

The Winter 2024 cohort will begin on January 10th and will run for a total of 11 sessions. Dates of the sessions are:

January 10th

January 17th

January 24th

January 31st

February 7th

February 14th

February 21st

February 28th 

March 6th

March 13th

March 20th



Contact us!

LaKena Horhn

Program Manager

Email: [email protected]


Fluent in English

Susan Saleh

Career Readiness Educator

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (313) 846-8480 Ext. 116

Fluent in English and Arabic

*If you are a school or community organization interested in bringing this program to the youth you serve, we would love to work with you! Please contact Becca Serrano at [email protected] for more information.