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Welcome to The FLI Home Page!

The mission of The Future Leaders Institute (FLI) is to engage high school and college students in generating and implementing visionary solutions for society. FLI guides and mentors youth across the San Francisco Bay Area as they develop individual initiatives and employ social entrepreneurship in the face of the world’s most pressing needs.

Students Moving Passions to Actions
Peer Support Against Drugs and Alcohol

Peer Support Against Drugs and Alcohol

Jacqualyn Black from Skyline High School has seen the negative impacts of addiction in her community. She aims to raise awareness about the negative impacts of drugs and alcohol through educational workshops to address this issue ...

Addressing Immigrant Rights Issues

Addressing Immigrant Rights Issues

Fatima Zelanda, Francesca Marinez, and Shemuel Ong from Gateway High School recognize the equity divide between citizens and immigrants in the United States. As they explore immigration and economic justice, they plan to address issues facing ...

Elementary EFL Workshops

Elementary EFL Workshops

Florinda Calmo is a senior at Skyline High School who immigrated to the U.S. in 5th grade. She remembers her struggles growing up without speaking very much the English language, and being pushed into unfamiliar territory. ...

Supporting Youth in the Philippines

Supporting Youth in the Philippines

Joe Mangahas & Jerek Rettinghouse are learners at ACLC who are passionate about sports and supporting youth access to the equipment and benefits of athletics.  The duo will be working with the local community to raise ...

Award Winning Projects
Award Winning Projects

Jimmy Zhang made phone calls, sent emails and ran into wall after wall in trying to realize his dream of integrating biking into the everyday lives of the students around him. This Thurgood Marshal High School student held multiple breakfasts at his school to reward those students who biked to school. He proved that with grit and determination, anything is possible. He was the Resilience Award Winner in 2009.

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