The Second Street Youth Center Foundation, Inc. is holding an Open House at 6 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 15 at the center, 935 South Second Street, where middle- and high school-age youth can register for the Youth Leadership Academy. Young adults and parents are also welcome to attend. According to a press advisory, this one- or two-year program will offer workshops on competencies including:
- Communication (Spoken and Written)
- Adapting to Unfamiliar Settings
- Social Accountability
- Work As a team - Collaboration
- Financial management
- Developing a World View
Each of the competencies will be developed through a series of activities using SSYC and other resources such as Toastmasters, Jack and Jill, Dinner Club of New Jersey, Urban League Young Professionals, Omega Psi Phi, KIAH Institute, TD Bank, etc.
From the flier:Register to become a member of the Youth Leadership Academy and track your credits towards graduation! All registered members are required to attend and complete a series of workshops in addition to community service hours in order to graduate from the Youth Leadership Academy. Students who complete the requirements for graduation will be recognized at the SSYC annual Awards and Recognition Ceremony: Tribute to Success.