Wisconsin Youth Leadership Forum


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WHERE:    Edgewood College, Madison
WHEN:      July 7 – 12, 2024
COST:       FREE
APPLY BY: March 15, 2024

Become a part of the youth that lead us! This week-long forum is for high school students with disabilities who want to learn more about leadership, self-advocacy skills, and career awareness. Do you want to:

  • Meet other students your age from around the state who are in similar situations?
  • Increase your leadership skills so you can set and reach your goals?
  • Become a leader in your school and community?

Please apply – you’ll have the time of your life! 25 students with disabilities will be chosen from around the state. We are looking for:

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

Application packet due March 15, 2024.

Youth Forum Application Packet

Applications Due March 15th, 2024

The YLF is looking for facilitators, counselors and counselors in training to work with a group of 25 to 30 high school students with disabilities to learn leadership and self-advocacy skills.

Dates of employment are July 6 – 12, 2024 in Madison, WI on the Edgewood College campus.

We are looking for energetic and creative staff who are also willing to serve as mentors for the students.

Staff applications due April 1st. 

For more information, check out the job descriptions and application or contact Jenny Neugart at Jennifer.neugart@wisconsin.gov.

Youth Forum Staff Application

Staff Applications due April 1, 2024