Youth, Peace, and Security Leadership Program

Call for Applications

APPLICATION DEADLINE: noon (EST), Friday, February 15, 2019

The Youth, Peace and Security (YPS) program at Columbia University is pleased to announce the launch of the Youth, Peace, and Security Leadership Program.

Applicants should be youth/community leaders and practitioners interested in linking their work to tools, research and practice in related fields that will elevate and amplify their work. Applicants must also be sponsored and supported by a local CBO/NGO, submit a project idea for review, be fluent in English and able to commit to the two-week engagement of the program.

The program includes two-weeks of intensive classes on Columbia University campus, followed by six months of coaching in the field. A cohort of youth changemakers representing a variety of geographic and thematic areas will come together as a critical learning community to learn from and with each other, both virtually and in person. All costs related to the in-person convening will be covered.

To apply, please visit: Youth, Peace, and Security Leadership Application

For more information, please visit: Youth, Peace, and Security Leadership Program Webpage

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