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1315 10th St
Sacramento, CA 95814

July 23 @ 8:00 am - July 26 @ 5:00 pm

The Muslim Youth Leadership Program is an intensive, four-day retreat in Sacramento designed to introduce American Muslim high school students to the areas of media, law, and government–avenues that shape public opinion and public policy.

ABOUT MYLP

The program takes place in Sacramento. Over the course of MYLP, students will:
Gain an in-depth understanding of California’s legislative process
Sharpen leadership skills, gain valuable campaign and organizing tools
Make new friends with other students from across California
Meet elected officials and improve networking skill
Receive hands-on training in the areas of civic engagement and media advocacy
Mock legislature at the State Capitol (serve as a senator for a day and debate important public policy issues ranging from elections, education and public safety)

WHEN

Thursday, July 23 – Sunday, July 26, 2020

Who

Muslim high school students from across California.
Deadline to submit student application is by Sunday, April 26, 2020 at midnight.
Student applications submitted after the deadline will be placed on a waitlist.

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Advisor Recruitment

MYLP relies on the support of young leaders in our community to serve as advisors during the program. All advisors are assigned to a group of 3-4 students and are responsible for creating a welcoming and safe environment. Interested college students and young professionals should submit their applications by April 12, 2020.

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Details

Start:
July 23 @ 8:00 am
End:
July 26 @ 5:00 pm

Organizer

CAIR California

Venue

California State Capitol
1315 10th St
Sacramento, CA 95814
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