Youth Leadership

Youth Leadership & Diversity Education Program

The Youth Leadership and Diversity Program- YLDEP is an innovative solution to equip high school juniors and seniors with invaluable 21st century skills that will allow them to change themselves and the world through service. Using an evidence based curriculum, the YLDEP extend learning opportunities to the youth by providing various seminars and activities that are focused on leadership & life skills, diversity education, job readiness, college access education, educational and career goal setting, strategic planning as well as empowering them to make a difference in their communities. Throughout the course of eleven weeks, youth participants are exposed to various learning opportunities ranging from: resume building, personal branding, social media etiquette, identity and socialization, history and culture, social justice, community action, leadership, public speaking and college preparation.

Who may apply?
High School Students. 11th & 12th grades
College Students (Undergraduates)

Deadline to Apply: February 2nd, 2018

Can someone who already participated in the program enroll again?
Yes! New skills and topics are always added to the curriculum.

When do classes begin?
First session will begin on Wednesday, February 7th at 5:00 p.m. Classes are offered once a week, every Wednesday from 5:00-8:00 p.m. and will run until Wednesday April 11th. [Total of 11 sessions]. Food will be provided.

Where is the program offered?
The program is offered at the LAHC Offices located at: 835 Mason Street. Suite A-160. Dearborn, MI. 48124. We are located at the intersection of Mason and Garrison st. Main entrance is off Garrison St.