Happy Year 6!

Happy Year 6!

AMAZING 6th annual camping retreat to re-connect and re-commit for Cohorts 3, 4, 5 and already recruited Cohort 6 members with the theme of mattering = to feel valued and to give value (check out Dr. Prilleltensky research on the subject http://sites.education.miami.edu/faculty/isaac-prilleltensky/). Student reflection “We are all valued and it wasn’t sleeping in a tent, or having no bathrooms that made me realize it. It was the...

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LIT is hiring! Join us part-time

LIT is hiring! Join us part-time

Email Founder & Executive Director Erica Mosca your resume, job interested in and why you are applying at emosca@leaders-in-training.org. Application window for PROGRAM COORDINATOR closes Tuesday July 25, 2017.   Program Coordinator (current college students recommended), up to 3 positions  Leaders in Training (LIT) is a 501(c)(3) local and grassroots non-profit organization with the vision to empower East Las Vegas students to...

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Third Annual Senior Scholarship Celebration 2017!

Third Annual Senior Scholarship Celebration 2017!

After 4 years in Leaders in Training, Cohort 2 made it! With 100% college acceptance in 11 different states, on May 12, 2017 over 260 students. families and community members came to celebrate C2’s special accomplishments. Check out the recap video here, all the pictures from the event here as well as the recap newsletter here! LIT is grateful for the multitude of individuals and organizations who made this happen. Thank you to our...

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#LITtoCarsonCity!

#LITtoCarsonCity!

“At the Legislature I felt very empowered because when we arrived we got to look around and see how the Senate and Assembly work and how much our voice matters to elected officials. Many people don’t know that the Legislature is for anyone who wants to get their voice heard. Anyone is able to speak to their Assemblyman, Assemblywoman or Senator and give a speech like a hearing so our elected officials know how people feel about bills...

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LIT WINS NV BIG GIVE 2017!

LIT WINS NV BIG GIVE 2017!

Because of your incredible support Leaders in Training raised nearly $12,000 total during the NV Big Give including the $3,000 award for having the most money raised in the small non-profit category. With nearly 200 individual donors and student and family donor participation rate of 43%, LIT is proving what’s possible in East Las Vegas. Funds will be used to EXPAND during the 2017-2018 school year. Keep your eyes out for more info and big...

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#GoBigForLIT

#GoBigForLIT

Mark your calendar! 3.23.17! RAZOO.COM/GOBIGFORLIT LIT is going BIG: expanding to new centers, new staff members and tripling the size of the incoming cohort during the 2017-2018 school year.  GO BIG with us and be a founding expansion partner by donating to LIT during the Big Give! From the community, for the community Leaders in Training (LIT) GOES BIG by empowering first-generation college graduates and the next-generation of diverse...

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