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Young Women’s Leadership Corps (YWLC)

YWCA Hartford Region’s Young Women’s Leadership Corps (YWLC) provides a personal development program for teen girls (ages 13-18) throughout the Hartford Region.

Young girls learn critical life skills through project-based workshops, focusing on financial literacy, college and career exploration, STEM activities, team building, and personal leadership development. Our program empowers teen girls, fosters teamwork, personal enrichment, and builds lifelong friends in a fun, supportive and safe space.

YWLC Offers Three Distinct Opportunities Throughout the Year:

YWLC Year Round

Operates once a week during the academic school year in the following locations:

  • Bloomfield: Bloomfield High School
  • East Hartford: East Hartford Middle School
  • Hartford: A.I. Prince Technical High School
  • Hartford: Burr Middle School
  • Hartford: Global Communications Academy
  • Hartford: Milner Middle School
  • Windsor: Windsor High School

YWLC Saturday

Provides an opportunity to come together and meet with other teen girls from the community.  The Saturday program meets once a month during the academic school year at YWCA Hartford Region, 135 Broad Street, Hartford

YWLC Summer Institute

Meets during the summer months to support young girls. Our summer program focuses on empowering and uniting teen girls through personal development, civic engagement, and advocacy activities. The Summer Institute meets four days a week (Monday – Thursday) throughout July and August at YWCA Hartford Region, 135 Broad Street, Hartford.


For more information or to enroll, contact:

Uneeder Ruth, Women & Girls Director
Email: uneederr@ywcahartford.org

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