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Wisconsin Youth Leadership Forum

From site: Outreach

This event takes place each day from July 15th, 2018 to July 20th, 2018.

Date: Monday, July 16th, 2018

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Edgewood College

1000 Edgewood College Dr, Madison, WI 53711

Contact: Jenny Neugart,, 608-266-7707

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The Wisconsin Youth Leadership Forum (YLF) is a FREE week-long leadership training and career awareness program for high school students with disabilities.

Being selected to attend the YLF is a distinct honor that students can be very proud of.

The Wisconsin Youth Leadership Forum is for:

  • Students who show leadership potential by being active in their school and community
  • Students who have a disability (physical, learning, cognitive, emotional, sensory, etc.)
  • Wisconsin residents
  • Students who are currently sophomores, juniors or seniors

Why Attend the Youth Leadership Forum?

  • To give you a place to meet other students your age who are experiencing similar issues and concerns
  • To help you increase your leadership skills so you can further your future goals and reach them
  • To assist you in becoming a leader in your school and community.

To apply: go to the website, complete the application, get 3 letters of recommendation, complete two essay questions, and submit your application by April 2, 2018 (postmarked).

Please return your completed application to:
Jenny Neugart
Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities
101 East Wilson Street, Rm. 219
Madison, WI  53703

Or, email your completed application to: as a Microsoft Word or PDF file.


This event occurs on:

  • Sunday, July 15th, 2018
  • Monday, July 16th, 2018
  • Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
  • Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
  • Thursday, July 19th, 2018
  • Friday, July 20th, 2018


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The Wisconsin Educational Services Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and Outreach Services for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Deafblind are part of the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Division for Learning Support.