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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”

I am a Young Person and I would like to be a part of The Leadership Center!

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Each year a young person in our community is honored as ‘Youth of the Year’ for their dedication to the community. To learn more about these outstanding youth, click here!

  • For more information about The Leadership Center for Youth please contact:

    220 Louie Street | Lake Charles, LA 70601
    337 436-9533 | [email protected]

  • Program provided in partnership with
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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.

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