Meet LEAP’s Student! Austen Deery

My name is Austen Deery. I am currently working on the garbage to energy project within LEAP and hope to connect more on a daily basis with the kids from FAFU. I go to New Canaan High School, which is about a 15 minute drive from my house, and I run track and field for … Continue reading Meet LEAP’s Student! Austen Deery


Meet LEAP’s Intern! Sandhya Avula

Hi! My name is Sandhya and I am LEAP’s Film and Media Intern. I am a rising senior at Darien High School and enjoy playing tennis and the trumpet when not helping out at LEAP. Other than working with social media, I make videos that represent LEAP and what it stands for. One project that … Continue reading Meet LEAP’s Intern! Sandhya Avula

Education… Impacts Our World

Brooks and PEN Sierra Leone: LEAP4Literacy Mission and Vision: To leverage literacy to inspire student leaders, writers and global education, LEAP4 literacy connects students from USA and Sierra Leone to read, analyze and reflect on A Long Way Gone. Global classrooms inspire leadership, cultural competence, appreciation for education, literacy, writing and empathy. Project: Connect Brooks School English … Continue reading Education… Impacts Our World

Health and Wellness… Impacts Our World

LEAP4 Anti-Bullying and Social Enterprise Mission and Vision: In afterschool programs, students from diverse US and Global communities design ways to impact bullying and educate peers on how to build a stronger community. Coaches work to empower youth with the confidence and tools to believe they are integral to the kindness, empathy and strength of their … Continue reading Health and Wellness… Impacts Our World