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.
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
Thursday, August 4th – Sunday, August 7th, 2016
Muslim high school students from across California
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.
For details, contact your local CAIR-CA office
Los Angeles: firstname.lastname@example.org | 714-776-1847
San Diego: email@example.com | 858-278-4547
Sacramento Valley: firstname.lastname@example.org | 916-441-6269
San Francisco Bay Area: email@example.com | 408-986-9874