The mission of the International Youth Leadership Institute is to nurture a new generation of visionary leaders from the African Diaspora who, inspired by their rich African heritage, are committed to leave a legacy in the world.
Since its inception, IYLI has supported nearly 500 young leaders. More than 99% of these students have graduated from high school. More than 90% of graduates enrolled in higher education the year following high school completion. College completion is an expectation for every participant. Read More…
All seminars and workshops at NYU are co-sponsored by the Liberty Partnerships Program, New York University
Term1: Tools of Leadership
Term 1 will focus on the skills that students use in their leadership and activism, including communication, academic preparation, and CSDP.
9/7/14 – 1-3pm Open House @ Dempsey Center 127 West 127 St
10/4/14 – 1-3pm Open House @ Dempsey Center 127 West 127 St
10/25/14 – 12-5pm Orientation @ Kimball Hall, NYU, 246 Greene St.
11/1/14 – 1-5pm CSDP Workshop @ Kimball Hall, NYU, 246 Greene St.
Fellow Profiles and Senior Plans are due
11/15/14 – 11am-5pm College Workshop @ HBCU College Fair, Riverbank State Park, 145th and Riverside Drive (Part 1)
2-5pm @ Dempsey Center 127 West 127 St (Part 2)
12/13/14 – 1-5pm Leadership Workshop @ Dempsey Center 127 West 127 St.
12/20/14 – 1-3:30pm Three Kings Day/Kwanzaa Celebration @ NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, 726 Broadway, 5th Floor (Between Waverly and Washington Place)
Term 2: Application of Leadership
Term 2 will focus on critical issues and how students can contribute to solutions. This includes seminars and CSDP.
1/10/15 – 1-5pm Seminar @ Dempsey Center 127 West 127 St.
1/31/15 – 1-5pm Seminar @ NYU, 726 Broadway, Floor 7, Room 701
2/7/15 – 1-5pm Seminar @ Dempsey Center 127 West 127 St.
2/8/15 – 10am-5pm Winter Institute Orientation @ TBA
2/13/15 - 2/22/15 – Winter Institute in Jamaica
2/15/15 - 2/17/15 – College Visits @ TBA
2/28/15 – 1-5pm Seminar @ NYU, 726 Broadway, Floor 7, Room 701
3/7/15 – 1-5pm Seminar @ Dempsey Center 127 West 127 St.
3/28/15 – 1-5pm Seminar @ NYU, 14A Washington Mews (between East 8th Street and Washington Square Park North)
4/18/15 – 1-5pm Seminar @ HS for Math, Science and Engineering, 240 Convent Ave, New York, NY 10031
4/25/15 – 1-5pm Seminar @ Kimball Hall, New York University, 246 Greene Street
5/9/15 – 1-6pm Kings Who Cook, Mother's Day Luncheon @ YWCA, 30 3rd Ave, Brooklyn, NY
5/30/15 – 1-5pm Seminar @ TBA
6/13/15 – 1-5pm CSDP and SFP Family Consultations @ TBA
6/27/15 – 1-5pm Final Presentations, Awards and Fellow Inductions @ TBA
Term 3: Global Context of Leadership
Term 3 will provide international study opportunities based on the IYLI model.
6/28/15 - 7/3/15 Summer Fellowship Program in Morocco Orientation
7/5/15 - 8/2/15 Summer Fellowship Program in Morocco (Theme: Immigration)
7/5/15 - 7/9/15 South Africa Global Scholars Program Orientation
7/11/15 - 8/8/15 South Africa Global Scholars Program (Theme: Entrepreneurship)
7/13/15 - 7/18/15 Summer Fellowship Executive Leadership Institute in Senegal Orientation
20/28/15 - 8/17/15 Summer Fellowship Executive Leadership Institute in Senegal (Theme: Renewable Energy)
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