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YELD Program -Young Emerging Leaders for Disability Power

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The Young Emerging Leaders for Disability Power program brings together a diverse group of young members of the disability community to explore and advance disability rights. If elected for this opportunity, you will develop skills to practice leadership, advocacy, community organizing and civic engagement to make real change in your local communities. Participants will receive a $500 stipend for their participation AND completion of the program.
 This opportunity is specifically designed to engage young people who have disabilities and allies of people with disabilities. The program is a total of 10 virtual sessions over the course of ten weeks. The Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition (CCDC) is the parent organization of this program; CCDC will work with all participants to ensure that any needs you may have due to a disability are accommodated.
YELD Session Dates:
Session One: Saturday, February 11, 2023
Session Two: Saturday, February 18, 2023
Session Three: Saturday, February 25, 2023
Session Four: Saturday, March 4, 2023
Session Five: Saturday, March 11, 2023
Session Six: Saturday, March 18, 2023
Session Seven: Saturday, March 25, 2023
Session Eight: Saturday, April 1, 25, 2023
Session Nine: Saturday, April 8, 2023         
Session Ten: Saturday, April 15, 2023

*Each virtual session meeting is scheduled from 11am to 1pm (MST).

For more information about applying to the program contact Seyanna Hitt, CCDC Fellow, at by February 1, 2022.

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