Teen Leadership Corps

Gather your friends to give a boost to your community

Leadership skills are an advantage you’ll have for a lifetime. Cradles to Crayons’ Teen Leadership Corps offers participants the opportunity to enhance their leadership skills and awareness of the need for community service and civic participation. In addition to identifying an issue in your school/community and implementing a solution, TLC participants will practice skills related to leadership and team-building, critical thinking, and communication.

About the Teen Leadership Corps (TLC)

All students who are in 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade are invited to apply to be a Teen Leader. TLC participants will:

  • Meet monthly to learn about a variety of community issues, such as poverty and social justice
  • Explore their passion for social change
  • Get hands-on experience designing their own project that addresses an issue they feel passionate about and receive feedback and guidance from community leaders and professionals
  • Pitch a service project idea that address an issue in their community during a “Shark Tank”-style showcase event.


If you have any questions about the Teen Leadership Corps, please email ameade@cradlestocrayons.org

Please note: The Teen Leadership Corp has closed for applications for the 2019-2020 term.