Young Leaders Organizing Institute (OI)

Each year, empowering the 1 in 5 begins with training our young leaders.

The OI is a week-long intensive training program held at the University of Denver where our Chapter Leaders build leadership skills through workshops, community building, and working with leading role models from the national stage. We train our Chapter Leaders to lead their local school chapters and to build an empowered community. Learn more about The Organizing Institute in this 2022 news feature on Denver Local News

What's it like at the OI?

Chapter Leaders Share Their OI Experience

2021 Virtual OI Recap

2022 OI Recap

—Jenny Krause, Education Program Leader at Wyoming Department of Education

—Julia, University of Pittsburgh

National Leaders Inspire With Their Stories of Learning Differently

Each year, national leaders, celebrities, and influencers kick off the OI and share words of inspiration for the incoming Chapter Leaders.

California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom addresses the Young Leaders Organizing Institute.
Colorado Senator Michael Bennet shares his story and welcomes our young leaders.
Jewell Loyd’s Message to the Young Leaders Organizing Institute

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