As you know, Youth Leadership Seminar (YLS) 2014 is approaching quickly and we can’t wait!

YLS is an event where over 1,300 students from high schools across the Tri-State join us at Xavier University’s Cintas Center for a day of leadership development. By coming to YLS, you are exposed to student involvement, you have a sense of outreach to community and excitement for leadership. YLS helps students to develop into successful young men and women. You don’t want to miss your chance to make that happen.

Here are some reasons why you should come join us this year at YLS 2014:

1. Last year was such a success, make this one even better!

YLS 2013 was our biggest Youth Leadership Seminar yet. Young men and women learn so much from this great event and it puts them in a position to really succeed. It’s a fun filled day with amazing speakers that will give you insight that will last you a lifetime. Last year we were trending throughout Cincinnati with hash-tags like #AMFchallenge and #PluggedIn2013. At YLS Chick-fil-A sponsors us and provides the lunch. We had the largest chicken dance along with cow selfies last year!


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2. More Speakers!

This year we will be adding something new to the mix at YLS. Instead of having one speaker in the morning and two in the afternoon, we will be bringing in 6 TedxCincinnati speakers in the afternoon. TEDx is a series of speakers who talk about all kinds of different topics. Check out a quick video of a TEDx talk here. Some speakers are motivational speakers, some talk about issues they have had themselves in life and about other topics that are important to us as listeners. You won’t want to miss this!

3. Experience of a Lifetime

YLS really teaches students the importance of being a leader and taking control. The students that attend this event are left with a service challenge at the end of the day. They are challenged to go out into their community and do something to either inspire people or help others. Last year 30 schools executed service projects helping thousands in the Tri-State area. While learning the importance of being a leader, you get to meet other student leaders while rocking out to KJ-52 and bonding with other students around you. 

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4. Special Bonus

At YLS there is a special bonus that students love! We give away swag bags that include coupons and other little things that you can use around the Cincinnati area.

Click here to see if your school is registered! It’s a great opportunity and will be an experience you will never forget!

Hope to see you there!

Caroline Wydysh

Events Intern