Apply NOW for LEAPS, our 3-day youth conference promoting safe and healthy work for young people! The new deadline for applications is February 28th.

Leadership Education and Action to Promote Safety (LEAPS) for Young Workers is a three-day, education/action conference that will bring together teams of youth to develop and implement projects focusing on young worker safety in their communities.

LEAPS stands for: Leadership Education and Action to Promote Safety and is a three-day youth conference focused on workplace violence prevention, young worker safety and health, and Child Labor Laws. The conference will help young people develop leadership and teamwork skills and also teach them more about their rights as a worker!

Get Involved

  • Adults: Are a youth worker, teacher, coach, or other adult involved in a youth program?
  • Teens: Are an individual teen.
  • Organizations: Are a union or other organization interested in getting involved?

LEAPS offers participants:

  • A chance to learn what to do about young worker issues such as workplace violence and violations of the Child Labor Law.
  • Twelve workshops over the 3 days as well as an action plan workshop.
  • Time to prepare to educate others on what you've learned and develop projects to better your community.
  • Support from peer leaders and advisors to develop and implement your plans as well as a stipend when you're done!