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Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America






College-Community Connections: Community-Based Organizations

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Grant Summary

LEDA Scholars New York City (NYC) Leadership Corps represents a sub-program of LEDA's national work to develop the academic and leadership potential of exception public high school students from low-income backgrounds in order to offset the ongoing underrepresentation of these students in the national leadership pipeline. The initiative focuses on recruiting LEDA Scholars from the NYC metro area, providing support to LEDA Scholars who attended high school or are attending college in the NYC metro area, and continuing to support LEDA Scholars who are employed or pursuing graduate degrees in the NYC metro area after college.