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Over 7,500 youths developed strong leadership skills through The Leadership Center for Youth.
The Leadership Center for Youth, a division of Family & Youth, provides guidance, leadership development, career exploration and civic engagement opportunities to facilitate the youth’s success and involvement in the community. Committed to shaping today’s youth into strong leaders for tomorrow, The Leadership Center provides opportunities for positive youth development. It is focused on providing youth with opportunities for:
-Leadership Development “Navigating Life Challenges”
-Career Exploration “Building Career Pathways”
-Advocacy “Promoting Civic Engagement”
-Service Learning “Giving Time and Talent”
Young People’s Position Papers on Important Issues
Young people participating in Civic Engagement Training Institutes wrote these position papers as their first step to becoming engaged in advocacy.
Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in the following position papers are not the views of Family & Youth Counseling Agency, Inc as an organization, but rather the views of the high school aged participants of the Civic Engagement Training Institutes whom drafted the papers themselves.
Civic Engagement Institute, 2012-2013
The Truth Behind Child Abuse
Breaking the Teen Pregnancy Cycle
Preventing Under Aged Drinking and Driving
The Dangers of Texting while Driving
The Emotional Toll of Bullying and Its Relation to Suicide
Civic Engagment Institute, 2013-2014
2013 Youth Congressional Visit
2014 Youth Congressional Visit
Civic Engagement Institute, 2014-2015
2015 Youth Congressional Visit
For more information about The Leadership Center for Youth please contact:
FAMILY & YOUTH
220 Louie Street | Lake Charles, LA 70601
337 436-9533 | [email protected]
Family & Youth has a long history of developing specialized programs to meet the community’s needs. It strives to be abreast of changing dynamics in the community to be able to address important issues.