Asalia worked with Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland to enhance the Youth of the Year program. She worked to develop interactive workshops, activities, and a leadership retreat to cater to the needs of the Youth of the Year participants. The goal of the Youth of the Year program is to recognize leaders within the Clubs and help in the development of their leadership potential.
Intensive research of leadership and teaching techniques
Recruit teens through nomination process
Individual meetings with teens on topics involved with Youth of the Year
Dedicated time spent with teens in Clubs to learn more about their needsCreated connections with local organizations for leadership information for the future leadership retreat
Six teens were initially nominated for the Youth of the Year program for 2018