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Interpersonal Skills Development
Interpersonal skills are the bedrock to building effective leadership skills. At YLI, we equip young people with the interpersonal skills needed to rise above and beyond barrier-filled, screen-based, virtual world interactions in order to build confidence for greater person-to-person relationships.onnect data from your collection.
Critical thinking skills are the cornerstone for effectively resolving conflict. In this area, YLI offers programming that will attune young leaders to assess conflict, listen to others during discord and when moments of conflict, and to skillfully disagree without breaking bonds or burning bridges.
“I've learned more in 4 months at YLI than in 4 years of my entire high school experience.”
— Salma, senior high school student
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“Being a part of YLI has given me the hope to believe that as a first generation Cape-Verdean college student-- I too matter. Not only is my voice being heard, but I am being given the opportunity and resources to effect change. This is what YLI has done for me.”
Kassandra, YLI Communications Intern. 2017