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Calling all Leaders!

The Forum is a unique career leadership training program for individuals with disabilities ages 16—21.  Participants are selected from their local communities to cultivate leadership, citizenship, social and career development skills during the five-day leadership conference.


For more information about this life-changing opportunity, visit:


The dates for MO-YLF 2019 are July 16th-20th.


What are the goals of the Forum?

1. Develop leadership skills to ensure that all youth with disabilities will realize their full potential

2. Develop career strategies that increase the youth’s potential for employment

3. Promote inclusion of people with disabilities in all aspects of society

4. Participate in policymaking or practices that affect young people with disabilities


What does it cost to attend the Forum?

The Forum is available to the student delegates at NO COST!


Where is the Forum held?

The Forum is held at the University of Missouri—Columbia campus


How do I apply for the Forum?

Complete an application. This application includes an application form, resume, and three references. Applications have to be postmarked by March 31, 2019. ONLY COMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED (Application, References, Resume, Essay).

2019 MO-YLF application-fillable PDF.pdf
or visit: to complete the application.


What if I have additional questions about the Forum?

Please contact: 573-751-2600 or 1-800-877-8249

2019 Forum Postcard .pdf

Missouri Youth Leadership Volunteer Staff Application
July 15-20, 2019
Application deadline is May 1, 2019

‚Äč2019 MO-YLF Staff-Volunteer Application - fillable PDF.pdf