The Youth Leadership Program is a workshop consisting of eight one to two-hour sessions that enable young people between 13 to 18 to develop their communication and leadership skills through practical experience. The program is presented during or after school, or on weekends. In the workshop, young people learn valuable skills including:
- Evaluating their own speaking ability
- Preparing and giving speeches
- Giving impromptu talks
- Controlling their voice, vocabulary and gestures
- Giving constructive feedback and more
How the program works
Participants in the Youth Leadership Program are selected by a sponsoring Toastmasters club or by a cooperating organization (such as a school). The workshops are structured for small group learning and are limited to 25 students. They are presented by a coordinator who attends each meeting. Meetings generally follow a format similar to that of a Toastmasters club meeting, with an announced agenda that includes practice in parliamentary procedure, prepared and impromptu speeches and the selection of presiding officers.
District – 92 encourages clubs to conduct at least one such program for a school or community in and around their corporation /community. District 92 would list the available opportunities time-time through District Media.
For getting Golden Gavel +, one of the criteria would be to conduct YLP and register the details of the program in the below link