October was a busy month for us at LEAP! Click here to read our milestones for the month of October 2017.
Our LEAPer's made a profound impact on their communities this month! Click here to read more!
Our Mission is to empower a generation of leaders committed to reducing poverty and racism and the achievement gap, LEAP4change coaches students and professionals, from all demographics around the globe, to work in diverse partnerships, master leadership, and emotional intelligence, and make an exponential impact on our world. WHAT IS LEAP4Change? Leaders Educated, Accountable … Continue reading OUR MISSION AND CRITERIA
Victor Age/Birthday: 19 years old Tribe: Luhya Education: Grade 7, didn’t finish grade 8 due to school fees Background: Family: Single Mother, who can not work because she drinks (changaa), he has to care for her and the bills. Father died in an accident. 1st born died of Malaria (around the time father died) and 3rdborn was poisoned … Continue reading Meet LEAP’s Students! Victor, Amohd, Mersye, and Jen of Kibera, Kenya
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
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
My name is Erin Daniels. I am LEAP’s editorial intern and help out with the LEAP magazine, LEAP’s surveys, and any miscellaneous tasks! I am a rising senior at Colgate University majoring in History and minoring in Educational Studies. I am from Pawling, NY and graduated from Kent School. My favorite thing about LEAP is … Continue reading Meet LEAP’s Intern! Erin Daniels