Young Leaders In Action (Y.L.I.A.)
Young Leaders In Action (YLIA) is a youth-led program designed to build partnerships for positive and healthy youth development. This youth program also
engages youth as active leaders in their communities.
What is it?
This youth-led group encourages and empowers young people as active leaders and community resources. Y.L.I.A. focuses on research, planning, teaching, evaluation, decision-making, and advocacy. As a member of Y.L.I.A., students explore the potential and possibilities of youth voices to make a difference and affect change in community improvement.
Who is it for?
Young Leaders In Action (YLIA) program is designed for high school-aged young people and is motivated by youth-adult partnerships that create essential and powerful opportunities that enhance and improve local communities.