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The African-American Youth Leadership Program (AAYLP), a division of the Research and Policy Institute of California, is seeking applicants for its African-American Youth Leadership Conference. California high school students who will enter their junior or senior year this fall are invited to apply.


Timeline for Applications and Selection Process


Applications available online

April 1

Applications due

June 1

Conference participants, alternates and all applicants notified of admission

Last Week of July

African American Youth Leadership Program Summer Conference (check the RPIC Events Page for the next conference dates)


Click on the link below to download a fillable application for the AAYLP Summer Conference.  You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to open the file.  Click here for a free copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader


After downloading the application, you may either:

  • Save a copy the application to your computer (be sure to rename the file something that you will remember).  Once the application is saved to your computer, you can then type in  your responses and print out the finished.  Please note that, depending on your version of Adobe Acrobat, the content the content entered into the fillable application MAY NOT SAVE.  You are advised to print the document immediately to avoid losing the information you have entered.
  • Print a copy and complete it by hand or manual typewriter.


There are three ways in which you may return your application:

  • Via US Mail: You may mail your completed and signed application to
    AAYLP, Applications Committee
    c/o Research and Policy Institute of California
    1333 Howe Avenue, Ste 201, Sacramento, CA 95825

    Note: If you choose this method, your application must be postmarked by April 1.
  • Via E-mail:  You may e-mail your completed application to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  Note:  If you choose this method, your application must be received by April 1.
  • Via Fax: You may fax your completed and signed application to (916) 265-1991.  Note:  If you choose this method, your application must be received by April 1.




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