The Summer Youth Leadership Intensive is a 5 day event for teens residing in Holyoke or Springfield who are leaders in their community and want to create change. Participants will develop leadership and advocacy skills to create community change regarding the topic of teen sexuality and pregnancy. The Intensive is sponsored by our Youth First project; a 5-year, community-wide project to reduce teen pregnancy and increase youth leadership in Holyoke and Springfield.
Any person between the ages of 14-19 who lives in Holyoke or Springfield, and is interested in becoming more involved with the topic of teen pregnancy, sexuality, and social change should apply! You should be able to attend all 5 days of the training. There are 15 slots, all applications will be given thoughtful consideration, but only 15 will be accepted!
It will be held August 13-17th at Holyoke Community College from 9:30am-3pm.
Transportation and Lunch will be provided!
Please print out and complete the application as thoroughly and honestly as you can. Please submit to A. Tommy Thompson, by mail, email or fax by July 13, 2012!
A. Tommy Thompson
4 Open Square Way, Suite 415
Holyoke, MA 01040
The Intensive is FREE!