Empowering tomorrow’s leaders to meet today’s challenges
Do you look out on the world around you and imagine ways you could make it better? When others sit back and say “oh well,” are you the person who says “what can I do?” Do you see yourself pursuing more than just a job one day? You want a bright and meaningful career?
We’re here for you!
At Lighthouse Guild, we celebrate the potential of our young leaders and offer unique opportunities for learning and support.
The Young Adult Leadership Program (YALP) at Lighthouse Guild is an elite training and personal development opportunity for young people with vision impairment. Built on the premise of strengthening students’ innate leadership potential, the YALP is a summer program that attracts high school students from all throughout the NYC metro area. In the program, students engage in an intensive blend of instruction, interactive workshops and collaborative projects, with the goal of honing critical skills needed for upward-bound academic and career journeys.
Students in the YALP learn about key areas of impactful leadership, including:
Emotional and Social Intelligence
Priority and Goal Setting
Diplomacy and Conflict Management
Ready to take the next step forward?
The Young Adult Leadership Program is now accepting applications.