This one-year program allows individuals to develop and refine leadership skills, learn about the community and its issues, and create lasting bonds with other up and coming leaders.
Applications available now
Great Salem Race!
The Great Salem Race is a family-friendly scavenger hunt of downtown Salem. You'll solve clues, complete challenges and race to the finish line, all while exploring Salem with your team!
Registration is open!
Leadership Youth inspires, motivates and encourages youth to take command of their future and that of their community. It cultivates and nurtures the hidden leadership qualities that exist in all youth within the Salem-Keizer communities.
At this unique event, high school students get the opportunity to practice their interviewing skills with local professionals, gain direct connections to the community, and access support needed to fulfill their potential! To volunteer or get your business involved in February's event, click on the button below.
Salem Young Pros is connecting and developing Salem's next generation of leaders. If you’re working professionally in the Salem area and are in your twenties and thirties, this program is for you.
Visit the SYP website for more information on all the Young Pros events
SHARE YOUR EXPERTISE
Submit a proposal for a breakout session!
We'll be accepting proposals until the slots are filled. We're looking for sessions to engage students, educators, and industry professionals together on a national level.
We want to hear about your experiences, the best practices you've seen succeed, and the ways you engage stakeholders.
YOUR GENEROSITY MAKES AN IMPACT
We need support to help our programs grow. Consider giving financially or volunteering your time to help strengthen the community.
LUNCH WITH LEADERS
Over a 90-minute monthly lunch, you will have the opportunity to connect with other Young Pros, learn from experienced leaders, and engage in thought-provoking conversations about the leader’s industry.
Lunch with Leaders runs from January 2019 - December 2019 on the last Wednesday of the month from 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM.
The Inspire Foundation Mission
To develop the leadership potential of Salem area students and residents through business focused educational programs and events.