What is the Foundation Fighting Blindness National Young Leaders Program?
In 2015, the Foundation Fighting Blindness (FFB) launched the National Young Leaders Program. The goal of this program is to build a community where blind and visually impaired youth can experience mentorship, grow as leaders, and create positive change.
Who can apply?
Blind or visually impaired persons (ages 17 through 29), who live in Canada.
As a National Young Leader, you will:
- Experience professional leadership training
- Build your personal and professional network
- Develop advocacy skills
- Identify ways to take action in your community
- When and where will it take place?
DATE: November 5, 2016
LOCATION: Toronto, Ontario – specific venue will be announced soon
How much will it cost to participate?
FREE! We have a scholarship fund established to help offset the cost of travel. Details about the scholarship will soon be posted to the ffb.ca website.