Wisconsin Youth Leadership Forum

The Wisconsin Youth Leadership Forum (YLF) is a week-long leadership training and career awareness program for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors with disabilities.  It provides training in leadership, self-advocacy skills, and career awareness to approximately 25 students with disabilities from throughout the state of Wisconsin. YLF is a project of the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities.

The Wisconsin Youth Leadership Forum is for:

  • Students who show leadership potential by being active in their school and community
  • Students who have a disability (physical, learning, cognitive, emotional, sensory, etc.)
  • Wisconsin residents
  • Students who are currently sophomores, juniors or seniors

Why Attend the Youth Leadership Forum?

To give you a place to meet other students your age who are experiencing similar issues and concerns, help you increase your leadership skills so you can further your future goals and reach them, assist you in becoming a leader in your school and community. WHERE: Edgewood College, Madison, WI WHEN:   July 9 - July 14, 2017

To apply: go to the website download the application and submit it by April 1, 2017: http://wi-bpdd.org/index.php/wisconsin-youth-leadership-forum/

Please direct questions to John Shaw at –john1.shaw@wisconsin.gov or (608) 266-7707.