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See more information about out LEAP Year Event!

Check Out the Dixwell Q House Website!

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CREATING A
NEW HAVEN
FOR OUR CHILDREN

Leadership
Education &
Athletics in
Partnership

 

We teach children how to learn and young adults how to lead.

Leadership, Education and Athletics in Partnership, Inc. (LEAP) was founded in 1992 by educators, students, and community activists to address the historic disinvestment in young people of color in our city. In our two community centers and seven neighborhood-based sites, we provide children with a welcoming place to learn, explore and grow, while offering teens and young adults a platform to find their voice and become leaders and role models. College and high school student counselors teach younger students in literacy, the arts, and athletics.

Check Out Our Programs!

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After-School Program

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Summer

Program

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Leaders in Training

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Swimming

Program

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Join us for the 29th Annual LEAP Year Event! This cherished New Haven tradition, happening on February 29, 2024, with additional dinners on March 2, 2024, and April 4, 2024, combines elegance with meaningful conversations. The evening will start with an in-person cocktail reception honoring Tony Scillia, followed by various in-person dinner parties and virtual conversations. Enjoy fine dining, engaging dialogues, and a chance to contribute to LEAP's mission of empowering local youth. All proceeds benefit our enriching programs for children and teens.

 Purchase your tickets here!

Enroll a Child in our Spring After-school Program!

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Our fall after-school program is almost over, but spring is right around the corner! Our spring component starts on January 29th. This is an excellent way for kids to make friends, learn new skills, and receive mentorship. We offer a variety of activities, including a literacy-based curriculum, arts and crafts, and sports. Sign up today by clicking here!

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Sign up for FREE Classes at the Q House!

Enhance your creativity, physical health, and skill development at the Q House! They offer a range of FREE classes and workshops, from ceramics and art to music production and yoga; there's something for everyone! Unleash your artistic side, harmonize your tunes, or find your zen – all without any cost. Explore, learn, and thrive at the Dixwell Q House’s inclusive and enriching environment. Click here to sign up today!

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We are thankful for all of the support that help us keep LEAP running and serve New Haven's youth.

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