Name: Leadership Empowers All Possibilities Council (“LEAP”)
Location: San Diego, California
Representing: ~3,497 young people are in foster care in San Diego
LEAP is organized exclusively to build the capacity for former foster youth to share their stories, connect, inspire, and advocate on behalf of fellow current and former foster youth. In providing networking experiences, public speaking opportunities, and strategic share training, LEAP provides ambassadors with the necessary skillsets to be effective and knowledgeable liaisons to Just In Time’s services, develop professional leadership skills, and give back through youth engagement, community outreach, and event planning.
How It Works:
LEAP is looking for potential council members that have a desire to make an impact on the foster care community through advocacy and awareness. Being a part of the LEAP Council requires a one year commitment and members must be working or in school. To join LEAP, please complete the online application and a program coordinator will be in contact with you.