The Youth Leadership Arlington (YLA) Program consists of a nine-month series of events and sessions. Participants are expected to attend each of the six (6) sessions. Absence from more than one session will be due cause for dismissal from the program. You must attend at least 80% of a session or you will be counted absent. Promptness and completion of all sessions is expected. Please do not apply if you are unable to make this commitment. Please note that attendance at the Retreat is mandatory. The YLA Graduation Ceremony will be held jointly with the adult Leadership Arlington program in May 2022.
You will also be invited to participate in a community project sponsored or approved by Leadership Arlington during the YLA year, which may include the Arlington Holiday Lights Parade in December. Please complete the application online no later than June 25, 2021. Information on this application is confidential and reviewed only by the Selection Committee. Please include a copy of your transcript. Incomplete applications will not be considered.