Oakland YLA Fall Program 2017


Our Mission

  • To empower the next generation of East Bay's youth by encouraging fellow associates to develop confidence, initiative, and civic engagement.

We believe in the power of youth.”

  • Oakland Youth Leadership America (OYLA) is in search of youth who are interested in joining an empowering and unique leadership academy during Fall 2017. OYLA offers a diverse and safe environment for youth to step out of their comfort zone, create life-long resources, and learn important skills that will enable them to have the confidence follow their passion.

About Our Program

  • 10 - week long program from September 26th to December 12th excluding the weeks of Halloween and Thanksgiving with graduation on December 16th.
  • Events are held every Tuesday night from 6 - 8 PM, along with 2-3 Saturday/Sunday bonding events and csps.
  • All workshops will be held in the Downtown Oakland area
  • Contact Raymond Yao, our Executive Director, at raymondyao@ylamerica.org with any additional questions about our program


Early Application Deadline: Sun, Sept 3rd

EXTENDED Final Deadline: Sun, Sept 17th


Program Fee: $60

Every person you refer that is accepted into the program will be $10 off your program fee ($60 maximum)!

Apply before the early application deadline for $10 off!

Apply Now

Ready to join? Application to our 2017 Fall Program is now open!

Contact Us

Have any questions about our program? Feel free to contact us by filling out the form below. We will get back to you in the next 48 hours with answers to your questions!

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Please click on the button below to donate to the Oakland chapter of YLA. Your contribution makes our program possible!

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