Become a Hemophilia Council of California Future Leader! Applications are due January 26, 2024
The 2024 Future Leaders is a four day, in person program in Sacramento. Teens come together from across the State. You meet other youth in the bleeding disorders community, make new friends and have fun! Future Leaders find inspiration among other teens to be bold. You share your voice where it matters most!
The Hemophilia Council of California’s (HCC’s) Future Leaders Program provides leadership training and develops advocacy skills for teens affected by bleeding disorders. Leading up to Legislative Day, you will find out more about your role in the government process. You will also learn to be an effective advocate for yourself and your family.Future Leaders will attend a pre-Legislative Day program in person on March 16 and 17th. There you will find out how to tell your story to legislators. You will also learn to advocate for yourself and your family in other areas of your life.
Future Leaders take part in leadership building games and activities. Other fun highlights include a visit to the Capitol and team building games! Most importantly, teens learn about the legislative process and how it affects you!During Legislative Day on March 18th, Future Leaders take a lead role in legislative meetings! You will tell your story and advocate for important legislation at the State level.
Before leaving for home on March 19th, the day after Legislative Day, you will have a chance to share your Legislative Day experiences and discuss how to keep advocating during the rest of the year.
Where does the program take place?
- Pre-Legislative Day orientation is virtual on March 13th
- All other aspects of Future Leaders and Legislative Day are In person, Sacramento (subject to change based on public health & safety)
Are you in high school? If you have a bleeding disorder or have a sibling or parent with one, we hope you
apply! Join us this March for the Future Leaders Program! Application is below-
Requirements to Apply:
- You must be a high school student (9th – 12th grade) at the time of the program.
- You must have a bleeding disorder or be a sibling or child of a person with a bleeding disorder.
- You must be able to commit to participating in all parts of the program.