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Monday, March 22, 2010

Lead-America.org Launches Summer High School And University Programs In Law & Criminal Justice

Youth leadership development programs set high school students on path for career in legal field

March 22, 2010 -- Lead-America.org, the leader in youth leadership development programs, announced a Law & Criminal Justice Career Conference for high school students. The summer high school and university programs in law and criminal justice is a 10-day summer program set to be held at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore MD from June 19-28, 2010. Students who attend will be able to explore the world of the criminal justice and legal system.

This LeadAmerica national conference offers high school students the ability to investigate crimes and see the entire process into the court room. The summer high school and university law program is a hands on 10-day summer program offering a rare glimpse at the fast paced life of criminal attorneys and the legal system in America. Students also learn what it’s like to live in a college environment and earn up to two college credits. Tuition includes housing, schedule of classes, hands on simulations and transportation to field excursions as needed. For more information, please visit Lead-America.org.

“The law and criminal justice youth leadership development programs help show our youth the way the legal system works. It helps high school students develop an early understanding of what it’s like to prosecute the bad guys and help our country follow laws set by our forefathers,” said Giselle Basantes, Director of Admissions. “Each of our 10-day summer programs give high school students and young adults the opportunity for hands on training and experience needed to grow to their full potential.”

About LeadAmerica:
LeadAmerica is the nation's premier youth leadership organization. Our mission is to inspire and empower the next generation to achieve their full potential and instill a sense of purpose, integrity and personal responsibility. Through the youth leadership development programs, goals for teens are set and we are able to empower high school students and young adults with knowledge and experience. For the seventh straight year, LeadAmerica has won the seal of approval from the National Association of Secondary School Principals. A distinction shared by very few.

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