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Wisconsin Youth Leadership Forum

From site: Outreach

This event takes place each day from July 9th, 2017 to July 14th, 2017.

Date: Sunday, July 9th, 2017

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Edgewood College

1000 Edgewood College Dr, Madison, WI 53711

Contact: John Shaw,, 608-266-7707

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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.

To apply: go to the website download the application and submit it by April 1, 2017 (postmarked)


This event occurs on:

  • Sunday, July 9th, 2017
  • Monday, July 10th, 2017
  • Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
  • Wednesday, July 12th, 2017
  • Thursday, July 13th, 2017
  • Friday, July 14th, 2017


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The Wisconsin Educational Services Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and WESP-DHH Outreach are part of the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Division for Learning Support.