Y-Lead Symposium

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Y-Lead Symposium 2017 is one-day conference for rising 8th through 12th  grade students in Alachua and surrounding counties. This symposium creates a platform for participants to network with youth leaders, interact with college students and community leaders, and learn valuable leadership and personal development skills that position them to be change agents in their schools and communities.

Goals of the Event

The goal of the symposium is to:

  • cultivate strong leadership skills in middle and high school students.
  • position and motivate middle and high school students to become actively involved in building stronger schools and communities.

Registration Cost: $50 (includes breakfast, lunch and symposium materials)

Some scholarships are available for students who  want to attend and are not able to afford the registration cost. Please contact Dr. Diane Archer-Banks, archerbanks.educationalaccess@gmail.com for more information.

Registration opens: January 18, 2017

Registration deadline: May 27, 2017

CLICK HERE to download registration form

CLICK HERE to register online

 Volunteer Group Discussion Facilitators Needed.

We need volunteers to facilitate and co-facilitate group discussion circles during our upcoming Y-Lead Symposium on June 17, 2017 at the University of Florida. The symposium targets middle and high school students in Alachua and surrounding counties. If you are interested in becoming a facilitator please CLICK HERE to apply.  Deadline to apply is May 20, 2017.