6 Day Leadership Conference Transforming Youth into Advocacy Leaders
At our Youth Leadership Conference, youth are introduced to the building blocks of leadership through workshops on public speaking, goal setting, assertiveness, advocacy, self-esteem, and higher education.
Here’s Why You Should Join Us For This Years Youth Leadership Conference
Are you a 8th-12th Grade Student on the Central Coast? APPLY NOW
Develop your leadership at our Youth Leadership Conference! Learn about higher education, goal setting, self advocacy, and leadership while having fun and meeting new people from across the Central Coast.
3 Steps to FLA Success
1. Apply to Attend Our Youth Leadership Conference (YLC)
2. Attend YLC & Return As A Leader
3. Be a Changemaker & Apply What You Learn
Students will learn how to set roadmaps, goals & techniques to stay motivated.
Through cultural activities, students will learn their unique traits that connect and set us apart from others in our community as a form of empowerment.
Students will gain skills about how to raise their voice in their personal lives, local government, and country.
Students will enhance their confidence, worth, & identity.
Students will practice self expression for a chance to win a scholarship.
Students will learn about the A-G process, FAFSA, and more.
Explore Our Programs
Future Leaders of America Master Achievers (FLAMAS)
A 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, Carpinteria, Santa Barbara, and Santa Maria.
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.