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Wisconsin Youth Leadership Forum

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

Date: Friday, July 14th, 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 Outreach Services for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Deafblind are part of the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Division for Learning Support.