Multicultural Leadership School
July 10-14, 2015 in Boston, MA
A Gathering for Unitarian Universalist Youth and Young Adults of Color (ages 15-30)
Applications are live—apply now! Application deadline is April 15, 2015—space is limited so apply early.
The application requires brief essays and a recommendation. Preview the application (PDF) so you have everything you need when you start filling it out!
About the Multicultural Leadership School
Join other Unitarian Universalist Youth and Young Adults of Color (People of African Descent, Caribbean, Native/American Indian, Asian and Pacific Islander, Latina/o and Hispanic, Middle Eastern/Arab, Multiracial and Multiethnic) for a four-day gathering to deepen our faith, lift our spirits, and build critical skills for leadership in the face of our uncertain, broken and beautiful world. Hosted on the Walker Center campus near Boston, participants in the Multicultural Leadership School will be guided by experienced co-facilitators as we worship, feast, play, explore our racial and ethnic identities, practice transformative leadership skills, and create authentic, supportive community.
This year, as the struggle for racial justice lives on in our streets and classrooms, in courtrooms and corner stores, the Multicultural Leadership School invites you to come get connected to hope and to the skills to lead!
Cost & Travel
Participants must apply to attend the Multicultural Leadership School: A Gathering for Unitarian Universalist Youth and Young Adults of Color (15-30). Application deadline is April 15, 2015. Space is limited, so please apply early. All accepted participants will receive full travel, housing accommodations and food with paid registration. The registration fee information for the 2015 MLS is $275. Please do not let the cost of the conference stop you from applying—scholarship money is available and we will work with you to help you if you are interested in attending.
In it's fifth year, Multicultural Leadership School prepares youth and young adults of color to meet the leadership challenges with compassion, self-care, strength and a strong community of support. Whether we're addressing global and national issues around racial, economic and social justice or the tokenism, racism, and a high rate of burn-out due to over-commitment that are realities for many Unitarian Universalist leaders of color, Multicultural Leadership School offers resources and companions for the journey!
To apply, fill out the Youth and Young Adults of Color Multicultural Leadership School application form. The application requires brief essays and a recommendation (share the Recommendation Letter Guidelines PDF with your recommender). Preview the application (PDF) so you have everything you need when you start filling it out!
For more information, contact UUA Leadership Development Associate for Youth and Young Adults of Color at yayaofcolor [at] uua [dot] org.
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