Welcome! You have taken the first step toward becoming a member of the 2016-2017 #LEAD (Leading, Educating, Advocating, and Dedication) program. By completing this application, you are expressing your serious commitment to help others, to build your leadership skills and become a mentor of tomorrow. If you are selected to participate in #LEAD, you will join a citywide group of youth who want to make a difference in their lives and community.
Application Process: All applications submitted by October 7, 2016 deadline will be reviewed by program directors. Applicants will be invited to attend an informal interview process including all participants and program partners. If selected, interviews will be conducted from 6-8 PM on the following dates and locations:
Visalia: Monday, October 17
Tulare: Tuesday, October 18
Porterville: Wednesday, October 19
Information about the #LEAD program
Students participating in the #LEAD program benefit by engaging with community leaders who are college professors, local business owners, elected officials, and business industry leaders who will share their real world experience and expertise. The following are dates and locations of #LEAD sessions:
Visalia: Tues. | College of the Sequoias Visalia Campus
Tulare: Wed. | College of the Sequoias Tulare Campus
Porterville: Thurs. | Porterville Community College Campus
Perks of being a Student Leader/Mentor
Upon successful completion of #LEAD program you may be eligible for:
Employment —You will be considered as an applicant for employment opportunities. This is a resume builder with the potential to earn real income.
College Campus visits — Fresno State and a University of California campus to be determined.
Team Building— Fun, fun, fun!
Complete the application below
#LEAD is a StepUP leadership and mentoring program.