Saturday, January 31, 2009

Vision New America 2009 Youth Leadership And Civic Engagement Program

Vision New America is currently accepting applications for our:

Passionate about creating change?
Want to learn first hand how local, state and federal government operate?
Committed to advocating for yourself, your family, and your community?

Vision New America's Youth Leadership and Civic Engagement Programs (Bay
Area and Capitol) aims to empower high school and college students to
become community leaders in advocacy, policy, and service. Students are
placed in governmental and policy related offices in the Bay Area,
Sacramento, and Washington D.C and also participate in leadership
trainings, work in teams to develop and implement community service
projects, and participate in voter registration efforts. YLCE program
interns successfully completing the program are able to apply for a $1,000

The Youth Leadership and Civic Engagement Program aims to help interns:
1. Gain a better understanding of issues affecting communities
2. Develop leadership skills to take on community leadership roles
3. Become more effective advocates for change by collaborating with
community members and leaders to organize a community service project

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. No prior experience
necessary. We are looking for passionate individuals who are willing to
learn about themselves, their communities, and become leaders!

Download Applications* and information about YLCE online at


Questions? Please Email or Call:
Christine NgĂ´, Program Manager-Government Liaison

Diana Austria, Program Coordinator

Tel: (408) 260-0116

*Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants will be
selected for interviews based on strength of their application.

Please Send Completed Applications to:
Vision New America
1922 The Alameda, Suite 208
San Jose, CA 95126

Vision New America (VNA) is a nonpartisan non-profit organization that
aims to increase civic participation among underrepresented communities by
developing young leaders through civic engagement and public service.

Diana Austria
Program Coordinator

Vision New America
1922 The Alameda, Suite 208
San Jose, California 95126
Tel. (408) 260-0116
Fax (408) 260-0180

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