Gwinnett SToPP is proud to include the Youth Leadership Institute (YLI) to our core community empowerment and change initiatives. Apply today for our next class, which begins Saturday, January 7th.
Skill building components include finding and using your voice; relative, real, and responsible relationships; effective communication; mining social capital for future success; managing authority; the ins and outs of bringing about change; conflict management strategies; painting a picture of inclusion; anti-bullying /bias skills, are some of the leadership areas that our YLI participants will experience.
YLI participants will also develop and work on a project that builds a positive school climate.
Check out the pictures from our inaugural class!
Learning the education structure.
Learning about the suspension rates in Gwinnett County Public Schools
Laying the foundation to understand IE2
Student caucus on achievement rates and the impact of low expectations. — in Gwinnett County, Georgia.
Students learned about how IE2 impacts them by race and ability. — in Gwinnett County, Georgia.
Launching a campaign and messaging with veteran journalist and media consultant Aileen Dodd.
Tribunal scene in an original skit written by the YLI students for the Black History celebration. The skit raised awareness about different treatment.
Gwinnett SToPP/YLI parent served as narrator.