A Fun Youth-Led Space That Engages Young People With Leadership, Advocacy, and Educational Opportunities.

The groups meet on a bi-weekly basis in Port Hueneme, Oxnard, Carpintera, Santa Barbara, and Santa Maria.



FLAMA is where youth leadership is put into action! Through our peer-to-peer model, FLA Youth Councils host bi-weekly meetings in their regions to discuss important issues impacting their communities and identify solutions.

Skills Gained

leadereship skills

Leadership Skills


Public Speaking


Advocacy Skills


Planning Events & Activities



community engagement


college readiness

Understanding College & Career


Community Service

Program Dates

Each region meets bi-weekly throughout the school year.

Covid 19 canvassing

Join FLAMA Today

Please reach out to your region’s Youth Organizer for more information
port hueneme flama chapter
Port Hueneme

IG: @futureleadersnow.ph

oxnard youth flama
Oxnard Chapter

IG: @futureleadersnow

carpinteria flama chapter youth
Carpinteria Chapter

IG: @futureleadersnow.carp

santa barbara flama cannabis team
Santa Barbara Chapter

IG: @futureleaders.sb

south santa maria flama chapter
South Santa Maria

IG: @futureleaders.sm

north santa maria flama
North Santa Maria

IG: @futureleaders.sm

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Explore Our Programs

Youth Leadership Conference

6-day leadership conference transforming youth into advocacy leaders. Students will be introduced to the building blocks of leadership.

University Seminars

Inspiring youth to enter higher education through exploring different college campuses, and learning about admissions requirements, financial aid, student life, and career opportunities.

Family Leadership Conference

A 3-day weekend experience- bridging Latinx families to higher education. Highlighting the importance of higher education, being an advocate for youth, and building positive family communication.