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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
Supporting Youth Victims of Domestic Violence

Supporting Youth Victims of Domestic Violence

Christine Jacome from Gateway is concerned about the negative impact of domestic violence. As she engages in her research of community-based organizations, she is learning that domestic violence affects so many facets of society. She plans ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

Award Winning Projects
Award Winning Projects

Shira, Nijhani, Javier & Alison from Gateway High School all have one strong passion in common: empowering middle school students. They collaborated with community members to create a two-day retreat where participants engaged in a ropes course, boxing class and numerous other leadership development activities. Students, school leaders, and all of us at FLI are excited to help support the legacy of this retreat for next year and the years to come. Together they are the winners of the Legacy Award 2011.

Since the award ceremony, this group has continued their enthusiasm for their project and they have met over the summer and the new school year for their 2012 retreat.

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