The Young Men Leading In… leadership conference creates a space for young men to explore lessons on leadership from male community leaders. The conference sets out to expand the participant’s thinking of leadership going into a new academic year by learning about and discussing leadership qualities within the context of leading in groups (with friends, peers, and teammates), leading in difficult situations, and leading in the home. Young Men Leading In… is powered by For a Real Change, Inc. in partnership with Boys to Men Leadership Group KY and Light of Chance, Inc.
The date for the next Young Men Leading In has not been set.
Who can participate?
Young Men Leading In… is open to young men entering grades 6 – 12 within the United States.
- Introduce (or explore deeper) how to exhibit leadership qualities.
- Provide a space for participants to explore ways to exhibit better leadership in situations amongst peers, in difficult situations, and at home.
- Introduce participants to pathways that lead to leadership roles in their areas of interest.
Fall 2020 Speakers
Tyreon Clark, Executive Director, Boys to Men Leadership Group KY
Eric Logan, Executive Director, Light of Chance, Inc.
Brandon Green, Assistant, Bowling Green Junior High School YSC
Ryan Dearbone, President, NAACP BG/WC
Adam Shourds, Lead Pastor, Broadway United Methodist Church
Jason Boyd, Entrepreneur, Community Leader
Jashaun York, Vice-President, WKU National Pan Hellenic Council
Courtney Johnson, Founder, Young & Established
Landon Hampton, Founder, wxornot
Alex Burton, President, Evansville City Council
Francisco Serrano, Community Leader
Tim Gray, Public Information Officer, WKU Police