One of the unique strengths of FOCUS St. Louis is our leadership programs have the ability to bring together diverse cohorts of participants from across backgrounds, geographic area and schools or industries. Join us as we continue this tradition!
Founded in 1989, Youth Leadership St. Louis (YLSL) is an internationally recognized program that informs, connects, prepares and empowers St. Louis area youth to become civic and community leaders.
- Be in good standing as a student
- Make the commitment to attend scheduled program days (in-person or virtual)
- Complete the required participation and consent forms
- Have an interest in strengthening leadership skills and community involvement
Full attendance by each participant is necessary if the YLSL program is to meet your leadership goals as well as our program goals. Therefore, it is essential for you, the participant, to fully understand the importance of attending each session. Please review the calendar of program dates