The Muslim Youth Leadership Program is an intensive, four-day retreat in Sacramento designed to introduce American Muslim high school students to the areas of community organizing, advocacy, and law – avenues that shape public opinion and public policy.
The program takes place in Sacramento. Over the course of MYLP, you will:
- Gain an in-depth understanding of California's legislative process - Sharpen your leadership skills and gain valuable campaign and organizing tools - Mock Legislature at the State Capitol: Serve as a senator for a day - and debate important public policy issues ranging from elections, education and public safety. - Receive hands-on training in the areas of civic engagement and media advocacy - Meet elected officials and improve your networking skills - Make new friends with other students from across California
The deadline for applications is April 26th at 11:59 p.m. Youth across the state are encouraged to apply: https://ca.cair.com/mylp/.