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High School Students Wanted for the Emerging Leaders for Civic Engagement Program!

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America On Track

  • 47 people are interested

Hello Interested Leaders,

America On Track’s Emerging Leaders for Civic Engagement program is a multi-faceted after-school program
to inspire today’s youth to become tomorrow’s leaders through a focus on academics, future careers including STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) opportunities, training in public speaking skills, fitness & nutrition, drug use prevention, exposure to the arts and involvement in community engagement.

The Emerging Leaders for Civic Engagement (ELCE) program is about developing future leaders, providing life-transforming opportunities and creating life-long volunteers! The program has a 23-year science-based track record and was awarded the Presidential Award for Outstanding Services to Youth in 1999. ELCE has evolved over the years while teaming up with educators, civic leaders, outstanding high school students, and elementary school children. Additionally, ELCE offers a synergistic forum for all participants to value the importance of civic engagement, develop a love of volunteering, strong public speaking skills, positive values, better fitness skills, and a love of books and knowledge to accelerate a successful future.


Kris Rankin
Program Coordinator
America On Track
600 W. Santa Ana Blvd, Suite. 1150
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Tel: 714-531-7144
Fax: 714-531-7773
Email: emergingleaders@americaontrack.org

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About America On Track


600 W. Santa Ana Blvd., Suite 710, Santa Ana, CA 92701, US

Mission Statement

America On Track’s MISSION is to inspire brighter futures by building youth leaders, supporting families, and strengthening communities through life-transforming programs. Our VISION is to create more vibrant communities by addressing social inequities and health disparities through evidence-based programs that focus on leadership development, mentoring, academic achievement, fitness & nutrition, and drug use prevention. Our MOTTO: Creating Brighter Futures for Communities & Youth since 1995! We achieve our goals in 7 unique ways: 1. America On Track’s Emerging Leaders Program 2. Physical Education & Nutrition Programs for schools and communities 3. Brighter Futures for Children of Prisoners Program 4. The On Track Adult & Youth Leadership Development Programs 5. Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drug Prevention Education Programs 6. Parent Education Classes & Health Seminars 7. Linking Policy and Environmental Strategies to Health Outcomes


Serving more than 22,000 Orange County children and families each year, America On Track breaks the cycle of poverty, incarceration and hopelessness through long-term youth development,education and life-enhancing programs.

America On Track, an award-winning nonprofit organization, was founded in 1995 to fill identified service delivery gaps in the fields of youth leadership development, mentoring, fitness and nutrition education, drug use prevention, and policy development throughout Orange County. America On Track’s mission is to inspire brighter futures by building youth leaders, supporting families, and strengthening communities through life-transforming programs. All programs are science-based evaluated. America On Track allocates 91 cents of every dollar directly to services.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy


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This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.



  • Teens


  • Must be at least 14
  • Requires a 28 week commitment - once a week, for the entire school year. High school Age. Ability to meet virtually until schools re-opn.

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