Youth Leadership Jefferson County
Youth Leadership Jefferson County (YLJC) is an innovative program that develops the leadership potential of high school students in Jefferson County. Students get a chance to interact with community leaders and institutions, broaden their perspective on community issues, explore career options, and learn how to work with teams, when to take charge as a leader, and how to be a productive follower. Each full-day monthly session focuses on an aspect of the community including government, business, health services, and public service.
Tuition for YLJC is $250
DEADLINE TO APPLY: AUGUST 1, 2017
Includes lunches and materials
Students must provide their own transportation to the sites of each class in Jefferson County.
About YOUTH LEADERSHIP JEFFERSON COUNTY:
YLJC was created in 1998. It is modeled after the highly successful adult Leadership Jefferson County program now in its 30th year. In previous years, YLJC was a program coordinated by The West Chamber Foundation. Today it is operated by the Jefferson County Business Education Alliance, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) based in Golden, Colorado. The committee for Youth Leadership Jefferson County is chaired by Dot Miller. Committee members include community leaders Pam Bales, Sharon Usher, and Marna Messer.