The Young Civic Leaders Project is an 11-month paid internship. The goal of the program is to raise up, politicize, encourage and activate the next generation of leaders. The Young Civic Leaders (YCL’s) are molded into agents of change in their communities through a series of training, workshops, project-based learning opportunities, and collaborations and more. Upon completion of program, graduation, Young Civic Leaders are eligible for a scholarship from MassVOTE.
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BECOME A YOUNG CIVIC LEADER!
Requirements for Applicants:
Must be mid-year freshmen, sophomores, and high school juniors
Commitment to participate in both the school year and summer sessions.
Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
School Year Session:
From October to June, each YCL member commits to working a minimum of 10 hours per week with mandatory Saturdays from 10-4pm. Program Expectations: The program aims to develop young civic leader that will learn, share, and develop new tools to enhance civic participation in their school, community or network. YCL’s will receive training in: Civics, Advocacy/Lobbying, Organizing, Debate, Event Production/Project Management, Workshop Development/Curriculum Design, Institutional Partnerships/Networking, and Fundraising/Grant-Writing.
If you have questions, please contact YCL Coordinator, J. Cottle, at firstname.lastname@example.org