FREE Parent Teen Retreat July 10, 17, 24 , 31

Submitted by lmcshane on Wed, 06/30/2010 - 08:14.
07/10/2010 - 01:00
07/10/2010 - 01:59

Open to parents/caregivers of 11th and 12th grade students!

July 10, 17, 24 and 31
11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Cuyahoga Community College
Unified Technologies Center
2415 Woodland Ave.

For information about the
4MyChild Initiative
Call 216-464-8746
or e-mail
4mychild [at] gmail [dot] com

To register for the
July Retreat Series, call

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MyCom Leadership Academy

This summer the Partnership For A Safer Cleveland will host the MyCom Youth Leadership Academy (YLA).

We are asking community partners to recommend young people that are willing to make a commitment and that are available to attend the YLA. 

High school students are preferred, although a mature 8th grader will be considered.  Applications can be mailed to the Partnership For A Safer Cleveland (address below), faxed (216.523.1823) or emailed (apetrella [at] safercleveland [dot] org) and are due by Wednesday July7, 2010. 


The YLA will provide young people with the opportunity to gain an understanding of the MyCom mission and vision and to prepare young people to be leaders in the MyCom movement.  As a result of their participation in the YLA young people will:


·         Develop and enhance their leadership skills

·         Serve as a MyCom Youth Consultant

·         Network with their peers and MyCom partners


Young people that are selected must agree to the following:


·         Attend (and be on time) every day of the week-long session

o        Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

·         Serve as a MyCom Youth Consultant

o         Participate in a minimum of four MyCom events/activities (August 2010 – May 2011)

o         Attend MyCom Youth Consultant follow-up sessions (3 sessions throughout school year)

o        Allow name to be listed in MyCom Youth Consultant Directory


Please review the enclosed packet of materials which include the following:


Applicant Reference – to be completed by person referring youth & returned to Partnership For A Safer Cleveland

MyCom Youth Leadership Academy – Information for Youth & Parents – provides details about the Youth Leadership Academy

YLA Forms (that need to be completed by parent & youth and returned to the Partnership):

o        Youth Leadership Academy Application

o        Medical & Emergency Release Form

o        Transportation & Liability Waiver


Up to twenty youth will participate in each week long Youth Leadership Academy session.  The sessions will be held on:  July 12-16, July 19-23, August 2-6 and August 9 -13.  Applications will be accepted until July 16, 2010, although please recommend that it is sent as soon as possible.   If you have any questions or need additional information, please feel free to contact Alicia Petrella (apetrella [at] safercleveland [dot] org) or 216.523.1128 ext 23.