Muslim Youth Leadership Program

Now Accepting Applications!

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.

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About MYLP

The program takes place in Sacramento. Over the course of MYLP, you will:

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of California’s legislative process
  • Sharpen your leadership skills and gain valuable campaign and organizing tools
  • 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.
  • Receive hands-on training in the areas of civic engagement and media advocacy
  • Meet elected officials and improve your networking skillS
  • Obtain insight and career advice from top executives in these fields
  • Meet other ambitious Muslim students from across California

When

Thursday, August 4th – Sunday, August 7th, 2016 

Who

Muslim high school students from across California

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Student Applications are due by May 15th, 2016.

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 June 3rd, 2016.

Contact

For details, contact your local CAIR-CA office

Los Angeles:  info@losangeles.cair.com | 714-776-1847

San Diego:  info@sandiego.cair.com | 858-278-4547

Sacramento Valley:  info@sacval.cair.com | 916-441-6269 

San Francisco Bay Area:   info@sfba.cair.com | 408-986-9874