Applications are now open for Tempe Youth Leadership Class XVIII, and all Tempe high school sophomores and juniors are invited to apply.
Tempe Youth Leadership is a program of Tempe Leadership and the Tempe Chamber of Commerce Foundation and provides a 7-month leadership development curriculum for high school sophomores and juniors living or attending school in the Tempe community. The program offers interactive issue days with community leaders, team building, leadership skill development and participation in community events and activities that empower youth and inspire them to get involved in the community. Thanks to donors, sponsors and supporters, the program is completely free to the students selected to participate through the annual application and interview process.
Applications are now available online by clicking here. The deadline for submitting applications is Monday, September 12, 2016. All applications should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org. It’s very important that applicants plan to attend all of the program days, missing only when absolutely necessary; attendance at the orientation retreat is mandatory.
Important dates for the Tempe Youth Leadership Program are:
Application deadline: September 12
Candidate interviews: September 19 – 21
Candidate notification: September 23
Parent Orientation: October 12 at 7pm
Orientation Retreat: November 11 – 13
December *Presentation of Tempe Youth Leadership to Tempe Union High School Board – exact date TBD
April 1: Graduation
For more information, visit https://www.tempeleadership.org/about-tempe-leadership/tempe-youth-leadership/