September 15th is the deadline for a life-changing leadership opportunity for high school students in Summit County. The Summit Foundation Youth Connect program is a collaboration with YouthRoots, a national youth philanthropy organization that teaches high school students how to make the world a better place while developing their leadership and life skills. YouthRoots was recently awarded the National Philanthropy Day's Award for "Outstanding Foundation."
The program is completely free. As members of Youth Connect, students will:
Learn and practice skills that will empower them to be a strong leader today and tomorrow
Use philanthropy to tackle issues they care about
Collaborate with awesome high schoolers from different schools
Complete 60 hours of community service
Students who are passionate about making the world a better place should apply online here by September 15. You can also nominate a student online.
Please contact the Program Coordinator, Erin Button at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.