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LEAP for Life

LEAP is an academic and social enrichment program for children and youth, ages 6 to 23. Our mission is to develop the strengths and talents of young leaders who create and implement year-round, community-based programs designed to achieve positive academic and social outcomes for children living in high poverty urban neighborhoods.

LEAP Programming at a Glance

Children's Program »

LEAPís Childrenís Program provides academic and social enrichment opportunities for children ages 6-12 through after school programs and a full day summer program.

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Youth Development »

LEAP provides Youth Development programs for students ages 13-21. Programs for younger teens focus on academic support, personal development and civic engagement. Older youth serve as mentors to children and younger youth, and receive leadership and professional development.

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Community Center »

The Community Center is a safe space where children experience a wide range of enrichment activities. It is headquarters to LEAP’s new Healthy Living Initiative, which fosters respect for the environment and all living things while teaching youngsters how to live healthy lifestyles.

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Because of LEAP »

Because of LEAP, I am learning more things and I am learning how to read. Every day when I go home I tell my mom that I have fun."

—Jaylin, age 7