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Sacramento Youth Leadership Forum (YLF) for Students with Disabilities

About the YLF Program

The 2023 Youth Leadership Forum for Students with Disabilities (YLF) is a weekend-long program scheduled for October 20-October 22, 2023, for Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors in High School. Join us for a weekend of powerful keynote speakers, interactive workshops, and disability pride at the Sacramento Youth Leadership Forum. The in-person YLF will be held at Sacramento City College. Students selected for the program must be willing to travel to Sacramento City College to attend the event.

YLF Schedule

Program Schedule:

Friday, October 20, 2023- 5:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 21, 2023- 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 22, 2023- 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

                      *Meals provided


Apply Now! Applications are due by September 29, 2023!

The first 5 selected applicants will receive a $50 gift card upon attendance to the event.  Complete the form below to apply and to be considered for the YLF program. If selected to participate, you will be notified via email after the application period has closed.

Youth Leadership Forum (YLF) 2023 Application

Please complete this form to participate in Youth Leadership Forum (YLF) 2023.

Student Information

Please check the box below (if under 18):

School Information

Programs and Services

Do you have a disability, health condition, or learning difference?(Required)
(youth with a disability is someone who may experience a physical, intellectual/developmental, learning, mobility, mental or behavioral health condition or difference; or may also include someone who is Blind, low vision, deaf, hard of hearing, autistic and/or neurodiversity)
Do you need any accommodations or supports to fully participate in the event?(Required)
Are you currently a Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) client?(Required)
Are you currently an Alta Regional Center client?(Required)
Are you currently connected to Resources for Independent Living (RIL)?(Required)

For more information:

Please contact the Youth Leadership Forum team if you have any questions, or need assistance completing the application: