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Apply to the Youth Leadership Forum!


The application deadline for the 2021 virtual North Carolina Youth Leadership Forum (NCYLF) has been extended until June 1st! Apply TODAY to participate in this free, educational, and empowering event for young people with disabilities, ages 15-30, living in North Carolina!

Youth LEAD NC, a small youth-led nonprofit, is holding this year’s virtual NCYLF from July 12th to the 23rd. Zoom sessions will be from 9:30am to 3:00pm with lunch from 12:00pm to 1:30pm. Delegates who attend will have the opportunity to meet people with similar interests, learn about the Disability Rights Movement, connect with resources in your community, and have a blast while becoming a young disability advocate!

NCYLF is a free and accessible event. Accommodations will be provided on request and arrangements can be made if internet access is a barrier. If you have any questions, please contact us at