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YEL (Youth Engaged in Leadership)

  • Side by Side Youth Center Library 2311 Westwood Avenue Richmond, VA, 23230 United States (map)

The Youth Engaged in Leadership or YEL program at Side by Side is open to LGBTQ+ and allied youth ages 14-20. This program provides a unique opportunity to acquire leadership skills through hands-on projects.  Youth leaders in the YEL program are also responsible for coordinating the planning and logistics for Side by Side’s annual Alternative Prom.  YEL meets Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8:30pm during the school year at the Side by Side Youth Center. For more information contact Lacette Cross at 804-644-4800.