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Young Women's Leadership Corp (YWLC)

Congratulations Young Women's Leadership Corp Summer Institute Class of 2019

ENROLLMENT INFORMATION
Thank you for your interest in Young Women's Leadership Corp (YWLC). To begin the enrollment process, please click the link below to join YWCA Hartford Region. Then “Create an Account” and enter the Head of Household Contact Information. Once your account has been approved, you will be sent an email confirming your account and a link to complete the registration process.

Please use Google Chrome to complete online registration. To request a PDF version of the application, please e-mail Uneeder Ruth at uneederr@ywcahartford.org

To download a copy of the 2020 YWLC Summer Institute flyer, click here.

About Young Women's Leadership Corps

PLEASE NOTE: Due to COVID-19, programming for the 2020-2021 school year may have to be adapted in accordance to state requirements and laws. YWCA Hartford Region will continue to follow guidelines issued by the State of Connecticut and will work collaboratively with participating public schools to provide families updates about enrollment and any programmatic changes that may need to be implemented.   

You are an empowered, inspirational and creative leader who is on the cusp of greatness. Perhaps you have dreams that you haven't shared with anyone – visions of an amazing future like graduating from college, owning your own business, or traveling the world? Or perhaps you consider yourself more of a quiet leader who wants to become more confident in leading others.

At Young Women’s Leadership Corps (YWLC) we believe you can achieve every dream that is in your heart! YWLC can be the experience that changes how you see yourself, your future and your community. We will help you to discover your unique talents, skills, and gifts so that you can create an incredible future for you and your future family. We know that no one can be a better you than YOU. And each week as a member of YWLC, you will join a group of like-minded teen girls, who are committed to achieving their dreams and goals of a fantastic life! YWLC operates in several middle and high schools in the greater Hartford region. 

The program runs throughout the academic school year at the following schools:

  • Bloomfield High School
  • East Hartford Middle School
  • Naylor Middle School
  • Windsor High School

The services that we offer include the following

  • Weekly workshops on personal growth, leadership, decision-making, goal-setting and interpersonal skills
  • Training on financial capacity (Budgeting & Saving)
  • A college tour
  • Career exploration seminars
  • Community service projects
  • Guest speakers who lead inspirational trainings on various topics

as of Jan.2020

Young Women's Leadership Corps Summer Institute

PLEASE NOTE: Due to COVID-19, programming for summer may have to be adapted in accordance to state requirements and laws. YWCA Hartford Region will continue to follow guidelines issued by the State of Connecticut and will work collaboratively to provide families updates about enrollment and any programmatic changes that may need to be implemented.   

The Young Women’s Leadership Corps (YWLC) Summer Institute is an extension of the YWCA Hartford Region’s school-based program which aims to unite teen girls ( age 13 to 18) from metro Hartford for an immersive, virtual experience focused on leadership, civic engagement and advocacy. The advocacy training curriculum is developed and led by the YWCA Hartford Region’s Community Engagement & Advocacy department.

SCHEDULE:
July 6 - August 7, 2020

Mondays and Wednesdays
9:00 AM - 12 NOON

Tuesdays and Thursdays
9:00 AM - 12 NOON
Advocacy Training
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

PROGRAM GOALS:

  • to teach, connect, empower and convene leaders.
  • to infuse fun into learning and career exploration.
  • to help students develop public speaking and other leadership skills.
  • to provide coaching in self-organization, literacy development, research, and technological proficiency.
  • to awaken a curiosity in becoming an engaged citizen and leader.

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