Our Mission

The San Diego Youth Leadership Conference (SDYLC), is a patriotic education program founded by The Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW), and supported by the National Sojourners, Inc., Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership, and the Joe Foss Institute.  The purpose of the YLC is to help prepare selected students for leadership roles in their respective schools and communities.

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A Youth Leadership Conference Like no other!

Student Info



Student Stories

Using what I learned at YLC, I have been able to make a difference at my school.

Tamara 2011

I have become a better leader because of the San Diego Youth Leadership Conference.

Mark 2012

I now have a greater pride in the United States!

Devin 2013

I actually have learned and memorized my basic rights from the Bill of Rights!

Kenneth 2014

The San Diego Youth Leadership Conference has changed my outlook on how I can make a difference in my community.

Jacob 2015