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

The 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)

Where:  Sacramento

When: Thursday, July 27, 2023, to Sunday, July 30, 2023

Who: Muslim high school students from across California.

  • The deadline for submitting a student application is Wednesday, May 31, 2023.
  • Student applications submitted after the deadline will be placed on a waitlist.

Applications submitted after the deadline will be placed on a waitlist.

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.  Please email for details.

Need more info? Reach out to us at 916-441-6269 or