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Closing the GAP, Reaching for Greatness, Civic Champions and More Open for Registration!


Build 2 Lead is excited to announce that the following programs are open for registration! Check out our Event Registration page to apply!


Closing the GAP:

THOMAS JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL

M-TH 2:30-4:30 OCT 16TH, 2023-JAN 26TH, 2024

In partnership with ROOTS of Success, Closing the G.A.P. provides students ages 16-24 with access to over 100 hours of work development training. Students graduate with resumes, interview experience, business plans, and industry credentials. *This program is after school and open to local community Youth


Reaching for Greatness

JENNIE REED ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

T/TH 3:40-4:40 OCTOBER 24TH 2023 - MAY 23RD 2024

Join us for a fun, educational, and innovative learning experience for elementary and early middle school students where youth are challenged to REACH FOR GREATNESS!


Civic Champions

GROUP 1- THOMAS JEFFERSON HIGH SCOOL

T/TH 8:45-9:15 OCT 16th- DEC 13TH

GROUP 2- THOMAS JEFFERSON HIGH SCOOL

M/W 8:45-9:15 OCT 17th- DEC 14TH

High school aged youth learn about the power of advocacy within the various levels of government, the “School-to-Prison Pipeline,” the systems of education, healthcare, and criminal justice, and form Youth Executive Committees that assist in helping to launch and or facilitate restorative practices in participating partner schools.


RPAC (Restorative Practices Action Committee)

Join our committee as we seek to establish comprehensive pathways and processes to equitable discipline and restorative practices in K-12 educational institutions. Adult parents and educators in the community may apply!


YEC (Youth Executive Committee)

Students enrolled in Civic Champions or other Build 2 Lead programs can apply to be part of the program Y.E.C. Students take on leadership roles within the community to advocate for social justice and restorative practices within our community schools. Minimum 1 year commitment.


Apply today! Click the link to check out our open programs!






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