Check out LEAP's Leadership team for this summer! We are so excited to have them!
Renowned Harvard Economists Slylvia Ann Hewlett, Melinda Marshall and Laura Sherbin strongly believe diversity can lead to innovation in the workplace. Click here to read more on their insights!
Transform Voluntourism to Community Building Our organization has a particular stance on voluntourism. We do not view our volunteers as community service members, but as community builders instead. To be effective, an ethical reformation of voluntourism must apply to volunteers, the volunteer organization, and the communities. Click here to see how LEAP is leveraging the … Continue reading WOW: Community Building
Our LEAPers commit to save mothers & babies... "More than 800 women globally die each day from preventable causes related to childbirth and pregnancy." Read about how our LEAPer's Jenny Loomis and Liza Cuoco are taking the initiative to raise money to build a maternal health partnership committed to save the lives of mothers and … Continue reading Thanksgiving Fundraising
"The act of confidence is so powerful that it can spread to others, allowing them to feel comfortable and share their ideas with you." Norvens: When I first came here, I was a very shy person. I didn’t know nobody except for Meshac, Venise, Allana, James, and Brandon. To make it worse, we had to … Continue reading LEAP Students Reflect on Confidence
"The silence and awkward interaction was created by lack of trust. However, the transformation that occurred over the next 6 months was amazing." "When I first showed up to the Carver Center and had to stand up in front of a group of 20 students, some of them even older than me, I was very … Continue reading The Carver Center Experience
Cate Connery asked the following to LEAP students on Facebook: Do you ever feel as though you are invisible or being ignored by the people in your family? Strangers? Friends? If so what do you think you could do to prevent this from happening or make yourself heard in such situations? Responses: Hayley Collier: … Continue reading Do You Feel Invisible?