Overview

Leaders 4 Social Change (4SC) is a set of two week-long workshops for middle school students on leadership, communication, decision-making, and advocacy. The workshop aims to train the next generation of civic leaders: members of a community who actively participate in society.

WHY ATTEND LEADERS 4SC?  Students experience Civics Education in a fun and demanding environment.  

Public Speaking Students will receive practice and instruction on developing good public speaking habits and crafting a rhetorically powerful speech. Argumentative Writing: Students will work on developing a persuasive and well-reasoned editorial (op-ed style) article on a topic of interest to them. Current Events:  Each week students will discuss topics directly pertains to the students, as well as, national, global, and futuristic topics.  Interdisciplinary: Students will be exposed to topics in philosophy, psychology, economics, sociology, history, civics, statistics, and more!

Boston - Lesley University

Writing Focus Week:  July 6th to July 10th 
Speaking Focus Week:  July 13th to July 17th 

New York City - St. John's Manhattan 

Writing Focus Week:  July 20th to July 24th 
Speaking Focus Week:  July 27th to July 31st 




Cost and Session Information

$300/week or $500 for both weeks.
Need-based financial aid is available.

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