Youth are

There are innumerable leaders among us of all ages, cultures and walks of life. The Utah Division of Multicultural Affairs works to strengthen and support our communities starting with its foundation—its young people.

Multicultural Youth Leadership Summit 

The Multicultural Youth Leadership Summit is an annual event for 7th, 8th, & 9th grade students to explore educational and career pathways.

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Multicultural Youth Leadership Day

Multicultural Youth Leadership Day is an annual event for 10th, 11th, & 12th grade students to explore community advocacy and service-learning.

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Resources for Students & Educators

Explore resources related to scholarships, internships, higher education, and networking for students and educators. 

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2021 Multicultural Youth Leadership Summit: Your Power to BE

Calling 7th-9th grade multicultural students and educators! The Utah Division of Multicultural Affairs (MCA) will be hosting the 2021 Multicultural Youth Leadership Summit: Your Power to Be for local students. The experience will be hosted virtually on Wednesday, October 27th and Wednesday, November 3rd from 9 AM to 11 AM, with the programming being the same on both days to accommodate more school schedules. Registration will open Monday, September 20th and close on Friday, October 22nd.

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Our youth programs cultivate leaders by helping students become involved in their communities and provide opportunities to explore education and career paths. 

Our Impact


Student Engaged in Youth Events Each Year

Our annual youth leadership events attract over 1,000 middle and high schoolers across the state. 


Schools Reached On Average Each Year

We strive for geographic diversity in our events by reaching out to schools and learning institutions in all areas of Utah.

Educational Partnerships Made

Since the creation of the division, we have partnered with over 30 organizations from public, private, and non-profit levels to increase educational equity. 

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