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Family Leadership Training Institute

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The Family Leadership Training Institute (FLTI) is a leadership program for adults and youth ages 11-17 offered by CSU Extension. FLTI includes: problem solving, civic skills, networking, media relations, meeting elected leaders, learning about government, public speaking and lots of great food and fun!

The Family Leadership Training Institute (FLTI) is organized as a 20 week leadership initiative to help people make their communities healthier places to live, work and play. It is a series of interactive sessions where you learn public speaking, how to frame problems and solutions and who to contact in your community to get things started. It is a community building experience that includes weekly dinners. We spend a day at the Capitol getting to know our state legislators and will have local elected officials speak to the class during the 20 weeks. We encourage applications from both youth and adults in partnership or as individuals.

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Learn more about the program and how to apply to participate in our next graduating class!

Current participants, go to your portal for class materials.

Quote from Youth Family Leader alumni

FLTI Core Values

  • Family Leaders are Participants
  • Family Leaders are Beneficiaries
  • Family Leaders Create Positive Change for Community



Thank you to the following sponsors who have donated funds, meals, products, or services to benefit our FLTI program and participants!

Coming soon…

Interested in being a sponsor? Contact Kim Massey Jeffco FLTI Site Coordinator

Youth at FLTI day at State Capitol