3 8th graders (Sapphire, Gabby, and Dannie) were selected to attend the Maine Youth Action Network's (MYAN) Youth Leaders Alliance. The MYAN Youth Leaders Alliance is a full year program that will consist primarily of 4 retreats between now and next June. The retreats will consist of teambuilding, leadership and advocacy skill development, group development, and fun.
The members of the MYAN Youth Leaders Alliance will gain:
-A deeper understanding of what it means to be a leader
-Skills for working effectively in a team, including teambuilding & conflict management
-Public speaking skills & experience
-Increased self- confidence
-A certificate of completion
-Life- long connection to other program participants
Congratulatons Sapphire, Gabby, and Dannie!