Year 5: busy first month!

Year 5: busy first month!

The U.S. Department of Education’s Fact Sheet “A College Degree: Surest Pathway to Expanded Opportunity, Success for American Students” released a few weeks ago affirms the work we do together. “Helping more students graduate with high-quality degrees can change lives and strengthen the economic security of our country… in addition to giving families a clear path to the middle class.” However, only 1 in 10...

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Happy Year 5!

Happy Year 5!

Leaders in Training is excited to start Year 5! We will have 5 cohorts from high school freshman to college freshman from 9 different high school and 4 different colleges with 70+ students committed to becoming social justice leaders who will use their education to change the world. Check out our summer 2016 wrap up newsletter here. Pictured: 5th annual camping...

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Cohort 1 graduates!

Cohort 1 graduates!

In 2012, Leaders in Training started with a mission to help East Las Vegas students get into college. Four years later, Leaders in Training’s vision is to empower the next-generation of diverse leaders who will change the world by empowering East Las Vegas students to become first-generation college graduates and future Nevada leaders. Cohort 1 started at the very beginning. We are proud that 100% were accepted to four-year colleges and...

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We’re here! C1 Senior Scholarship Celebration this Friday!

We’re here! C1 Senior Scholarship Celebration this Friday!

Leaders in Training is proud that 100% of Cohort 1 students have been accepted for four-year universities from University of California, San Diego, Boston University to University of Nevada, Reno and University of Nevada, Las Vegas, our students are beating the odds. Come celebrate equity, empowerment and community support with our students, families and supporters. RSVP today and see you...

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LIT hits 10,000+ Community Service Hours

LIT hits 10,000+ Community Service Hours

Community empowerment is an important tenet at Leaders in Training. During Year 1 and Year 2 students volunteering monthly throughout the community to gain a love and appreciation of Southern Nevada, internalize the opportunities they do have and empower them to be actual leaders right now in their communities. Year 3 students choose a social justice issue area they most want to impact and create a year-long Vision for Social Justice project. As...

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Support LIT during the NV Big Give 2016!

Support LIT during the NV Big Give 2016!

Donate $10 during the NV Big Give 2016 to help us win the award for the number of most unique donors. LIT will take a one-time $10 donation on March 10, 2016 to empower the community every day through our high school students who volunteer, intern, create social justice projects and become proud NV alumni who make it their mission to give where they live. Check out our video here and donate here...

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