All Oregon high school-aged youth are invited to attend our free&virtual youth leadership summit set for Saturday, December 11th, 2021.

We are excited to welcome Keynote Speaker, Dr. John “Push” Gaines of Tacoma, Washington to speak on “Pushing Through Adversity” and having hope as teens and leaders.

For Dr. Gaines bio and video, please see our event website and find the Keynote Speaker tab.

ILEAD once again is offering a number of highly interactive workshops for attendees focusing on:

  • Leadership and Personal Development
  • Mental Health and Wellness
  • College and Life Navigation

Games, raffles, small group networking, virtual photobooth, lunchtime yoga, event tshirts, and a certificate of completion are a part of the summit experience!


  • Interested in nominating teens having an impact in their school, neighborhood, town, or beyond?
  • Know of an organization or even an individual who has provided a significant investment in the next gen of leaders?

Nominations accepted through November 10th!  Our youth panel selects the winners and presents during Opening & Closing Session of the summit.

Go to our event website for more info and to nominate!