Future Leaders of America,
East Bay Area, Inc.
Future Leaders of America, East Bay Area, Inc. is an alumni and volunteer driven four-level leadership development program that advocates academic excellence, cultural pride, positive role-modeling and leadership to Latino youth. The goals of the program are for students to build self-esteem, to excel in secondary education as well as achieve a post-secondary education, become involved in extracurricular activities and emphasizing the importance of community involvement.
Level I The program begins with the six-day entry Level I Leadership conference for 30 to 80 eighth and ninth graders in a camp setting. The 2018 youth leadership conference will be held from July 22, 2018 through July 27, 2018 at the University of California, Davis campus. The conference is designed to motivate students to excel in secondary education through various workshops on various topics, including public speaking, a four-year high school plan, assertiveness, brain storming, college entrance requirements, goal setting for home school, and the community. FLA East Bay builds selfesteem through cultural arts where students receive a historical backdrop and get an introduction to teatro, baile folklorico, murals, poetry and folk singing. The Level I Conference also begins to plant the seedsfor leadership with such workshops as What Makes a Leader, parliamentary procedures and community leaders panel where leaders from the community discuss their life experiences and challenges they have overcome. This gives the students an up-close look at role- models that resemble themselves.
EMPOWER TO LEAD… THE FLA WAY