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2018 Summer Youth Institute: July 21-29

Applications Now Open

2018 SYI Class to be announced Friday, June 22nd


Each year the Winter Institute brings together 28 of Mississippi’s brightest and most passionate rising high school sophomores and juniors for its free program, the Summer Youth Institute. For nine days, these young women and men focus on civic engagement, leadership skills, and relationship building through a civil rights/human rights framework. Help us grow our own positive change agents!

The Summer Youth Institute takes place in June and is for Mississippi high school students entering their 10th and 11th grade years.  At the time of application these students are freshmen or sophomores and not older than 17 years of age. For more information about the program, please visit our Summer Youth Institute and FAQ pages.

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