Youth Leadership Greensboro Accepting Applications

By Jasia Stevenson
Director Greensboro Youth Council
Youth Leadership Greensboro (YLG), a program of the Greensboro Youth Council and the Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department, is now accepting applications for early acceptance for the 2014-2015 school year. YLG operates in conjunction with the Chamber of Commerce, as a division of Leadership Greensboro.
YLG is a program that seeks to offer high school sophomore, junior, and senior students an in-depth look at their local government and community issues. The students will attend at least five day-long workshops focusing on aspects of the community. The participants will have the opportunity to meet local leaders as well as realizing their own rights and responsibilities as citizens. 
The session topics are Law and Justice, Diversity and Tolerance, Politics and the Media, Environment and Economic Development, and Serving Society. Applications are available in all high school guidance offices, via email at, or online at (select the Applications link). Only 25 participants are accepted each year into this prestigious program. Applications are due on Friday, June 6, 2014 to the GYC office by 5 pm for early acceptance. There is a $80 fee if accepted into the program. Mail applications to Youth Leadership Greensboro, Attn: Jasia Stevenson, PO Box 3136, Greensboro, NC 27402 or in person at the GYC office 501 Yanceyville St Greensboro 27405.
For more information on Youth Leadership Greensboro or Greensboro Youth Council, call (336)373-2734 or email

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