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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
Inspiring Pledges to Improve the Environment

Inspiring Pledges to Improve the Environment

Britney Brooks is a senior at Skyline High School who is inspring her peers, teachers, and community to learn more about the environment and ways each individual can contribute to improving our world. On Tuesday, March ...

Protecting Our Animals & Rainforests

Protecting Our Animals & Rainforests

Fiona Blackburn is a motivated young leader who is currently a junior at ACLC. She loves volunteering in her community and helping animals, particularly Toucans. She is a strong believer that everyone deserves to be heard ...

Building Support for Healthy Living

Building Support for Healthy Living

Austin Chao from Skyline High School believes that young people do not understand the true impact that diet has on their health. He also feels the fast food industry needs to be exposed for questionable practices. ...

Street Smarts for the Bay Area

Street Smarts for the Bay Area

Eric Tran is a senior at Skyline High School who is concerned about the endless stories close to home about violence in his community. Unfortunately some people learn street smarts through a bad experience, so Eric ...

Award Winning Projects
Award Winning Projects

Many of this year’s projects were innovative, and Lorena, Diana & Thalia from ARISE are the creators of a new tutoring program at ASCEND middle school. An application and basic skills quiz was required for all high school tutors in their program. They worked with teachers to identify which students needed help and met once a week for 8 weeks. This is just the beginning for these 2011 Innovation Award winners as they aim to continue this program next year.

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