PRIDE YOUTH LEADERSHIP ACADEMY (PYLA)
Pride Community Center of North Central Florida presents our inaugural Pride Youth Leadership Academy (PYLA). PYLA is a 3-day retreat-style program created to empower LGBTQ+ youth from the Gainesville/Alachua county region to become the next generation of leaders. LGTBQ+ youth in grades 9 through 12 are welcome to apply to be a part of the first cohort of PYLA. *Seats are limited.
PYLA aims to teach, inspire, and prepare LGBTQ+ youth with the skills to become agents of change within their own schools and communities.
Day 1: Friday 02/07/20 7pm-9pm
Day 2: Saturday 02/08/20 9am-7pm
Day 3: Sunday 02/09/20 2pm-6pm
Parents or legal guardians are strongly encouraged to participate in the Friday evening sessions.
Academy Sessions will include:
Life Skills Lab
History of LGBTQ+ People
Social Justice & Intersectionality
Equity vs. Equality
Sexual Beings: Healthy Sex/Body Image
Why advocacy work is important