Student Opportunities

Chicano Latino Youth Leadership Project Los Angeles Institute


Deadline: April 2016

Open to 50 students from Los Angeles County, this three-day institute is designed to develop leadership potential and increase knowledge of the region’s cultural and political landscape. Participants interact with education, business, political and community leaders and also have the opportunity to attend workshops on the college application process. Housing, meals and program materials are provided at no cost to the participants or their families.

Eligibility Requirements: 

  • Currently enrolled sophomore or junior at a high school in California
  • Resident of Los Angeles county
  • Have not previously attended CLYLP Los Angeles Institute or Sacramento Leadership Conference as a participant
  • Must be able to attend the entire, 3-day program

APPLY: Applications for the Summer 2016 Institute will be available starting in 2016 on the CLYLP website. Application requirements include background information, extracurricular activities, official high school transcript, two letters of recommendation and three essay questions. Essays written in Spanish are accepted.

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