In partnership with the Bresee Youth Center, the LAFC Youth Leadership program empowers and trains at-risk high school students to organize and coach year-round youth soccer programs in the community, providing job, life, and developing their leadership skills as mentors and role models.
86% of youth leaders enroll in college and/or trade school after graduation
78% of youth leaders have raised their GPA
73% reported a greater sense of responsibility
71% of youth leaders improved their ability to manage their emotions
71% reported a greater respect for themselves and others
62% improve their communication skills (public speaking, social engagement, email etiquette)