South Carolina Youth Leadership Forum


The South Carolina Youth Leadership Forum for students with disabilities, sponsored by the South Carolina Vocation Rehabilitation Department, is an annual career leadership program for high school students who whill be a junior or senior in the 2015-2016 school year or a 2015 high school graduate.

Students selected each summer to attend the Youth Leadership Forum learn about disability history, community and academic resources, career options and resources that can help them face challenges that arise in becoming participating members of their communities. By serving as delegates, students enhance and grow their leadership, citizenship, and social skills. They take part in activities enabling them to network, learn from each other and build lasting friendships.

The 2015 SC Youth Leadership Forum will be held at Columbia College in Columbia, South Carolina from July 8-10, 2015. Completed applicationa nd reference forms must be postmarked no later than April 15, 2015.