Topic: leap organization
Clarksville, TN – Kelly Maselli of Gateway Realty & Investment Group, LLC & A+ Property Management shared the importance of networking to aid students in pursing their career goals.
Youth listened intently as Kelly addressed overcoming the fear of rejection and encouraged them to implement some of the timeless principles from Dale Carnegie’s book of “How to win friends and influence people”.
Clarksville, TN – APSU Vice President of the National Alumni Association, Makeba Webb shared the ins and outs of pursuing higher learning opportunities and relationship that education has to career development with students enrolled in the LEAP Youth Career Development Program.
Students listened intently as Makeba advised them of the differences between financial aid, Pell Grants, scholarships and student loans and the impact selecting a school in state or out of state would have on funding sources.
Clarksville, TN – The LEAP Organization, Daymar Institute, Kohls, Manna Cafe, Montgomery County Youth Services, and the Career Center have partnered to facilitate a Youth Career Development Program.
The goal of the program is to prepare youth to be able to successfully obtain employment by providing interview technique coaching, resume writing instructions, provide relevant work experience, and job placement assistance with employers. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – April 29th, 2013 marked the 4 Year Anniversary for the LEAP Organization being registered as a 501c3 nonprofit organization. From its humble beginnings, the Clarksville based organization has grown to provide youth development services in Robertson County and Cheatham County.
To celebrate reaching this milestone the organization reached out to Chic Fil A on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard to create an family friendly atmosphere that encouraged board members, staff, volunteers, community partners, parents, and youth in the program to get to know one another.
Clarksville, TN – On April 29th, 2013 the Alternative School auditorium was converted into a youth matinee that addressed Anti-bullying. Staff from the LEAP Organization opened the program by selecting volunteers to participate in skits that focused on forms of bullying that consisted of starting rumors and excluding others from various activities.
Following the skits, the students were given an opportunity to share some of their personal experiences with being bullied and being the bully.
Clarksville, TN – LEAP is preparing for its 3rd Annual Youth Summer Trip to St Louis Missouri from July 25th to July 29th, 2013 and would like to extend an invitation to youth ages 11 to 18 to participate.
The purpose of this trip is to provide students with with entertaining and educational summer trip in St Louis that will consist of the following:
Clarksville, TN – On April 6th, the Clarksville Association of Realtors was the center point for recognizing the achievement of students from various high schools who completed the 12 week Youth Career Development Program.
The graduates consisted of Cassidy Ebersole, Stacey Jenkins, Raven Ross, Matthew Ebel, Courtney Carter, and David Johnson. Upon receiving their certificate of completion and final program stipend, each student was awarded the opportunity to share what they learned throughout the program.
Clarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville’s Department of Parks & Recreation along with the LEAP Organization have partnered to host a Youth Film Festival. The goal of the festival is to increase the self-esteem and overall sense of self-worth of the participants through a 10 week Film Production Course.
During the initial 8 weeks, students will learn Storytelling and Scriptwriting, Videography and Directing, Editing (Sound and Film), and Marketing. For the final 2 weeks, each site will develop a short film at least 5 minutes in length to be entered into the festival. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – February 2nd, 2013 marked the halfway point for the youth enrolled in the Hybrid Career Development Program. For the 1st 6 weeks a diverse group guest speakers facilitated classes that addressed Self Awareness, Education, Interpersonal Communication, Career Search Preparation, Networking , and Career Progress.
Kohls Manager, Brian Ballinger enlightened students on the importance of continuing to grow after getting the job and shared several key principles for moving up the corporate ladder. In addition to facilitating the classroom instructions, Brian and a group of dedicated Kohls employees volunteer regularly to support Manna Café to fund the Career Development Program through the Kohl’s Cares Associates in Action Program.
Clarksville, TN – The 7 Points Quest is a local essay contest for high school seniors designed to encourage and promote the 7 principles of Leadership, Enlightenment, Academic Achievement, Perseverance, Outreach, Responsibility, and Growth.
The LEAP Organization recognizes the importance of encouraging youth to be productive and responsible citizens, and is honored to provide resources to assist youth their quest to pursue higher learning opportunities.
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