[Nfbc-info] Youth Leadership Forum

Darian Smith dsmithnfb at gmail.com
Thu Jan 28 21:12:33 UTC 2010

I second what Serina said, without hesitation and without question!
 If you should have any questions about the program, please do not
hesitate to ask me, if  you would like.  I was a student  delegate and
a staff member.

On 1/28/10, Serena Olsen <olsen.serena at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've heard great things about the YLF.  Leadership training will make
> your college experience richer and will look great on your
> resume...look into this opportunity and let's get some blind youth up
> in this YLF house!!
> --
> Serena Olsen, MAIPS
> NFBC Youth Programs Coordinator
> http://www.linkedin.com/in/serenaolsen
> -----Original Message-----
> From:   Candee, Sarah A
> Sent:   Wednesday, January 27, 2010 3:06 PM
> To:     BFS Counselors - All; BFS - Admin Staff
> Cc:     Alford-Williams, Michelle
> Subject:        Youth Leadership Forum
> Dear RCB,
> I would appreciate your assistance and support in recruiting and
> nominating your students to be a delegate for the 19th Annual Youth
> Leadership Forum (YLF) for students with disabilities.
> The YLF is an exciting, fully inclusive, no cost program that is held
> at California State University Sacramento. This opportunity is open to
> California high school juniors and seniors with disabilities.  The
> week long program will focus on leadership development, education and
> career planning, disability culture and independent living.
> Students are given the opportunity to experience what alumni describe
> as a “life changing” experience.  They are able to interact with peers
> and leaders in the disability community as well as legislators at the
> State Capitol.
> Attached are flyers with information for you to distribute to your
> students so they can apply.  The application deadline is March 3,
> 2010.  Please contact Lana Reynolds at lreynold at dor.ca.gov
> lreynold at dor.ca.gov or Dani Anderson at danderso at dor.ca.gov with any
> questions you or your students may have about this exciting event.
> Sincerely,
> Michelle Alford-Williams
> Workforce Development Section Manager
> YLF Program Committee Co-Chair

Darian Smith
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