CCC’s Leadership Development Program gives 80+ Jewish teens the opportunity to participate in a 1-4 year long cohort designed to teach them how to engage more than 700 teen volunteers in programs they plan for more than 2,100 children in need.


  • The teens in this program represent 14 high schools around the city.
  • Some are members of synagogues and others are unaffiliated.
  • Our teens identify with all sects of Judaism.

Program Details

  • Each cohort begins in January and end in December. Applications are available in the fall for the upcoming year.
  • LDP sessions are held on Monday evenings from 7–9 pm at Congregation B’nai Torah (700 Mt. Vernon Highway, NE  Sandy Springs, GA 30328).
  • Programs and fundraisers will be at various locations and times.
  • Teens must be able to attend at least seven of the 10 sessions.
  • Teens may choose a minimum of four programs to attend (sign-ups occur prior to each program).
  • In addition to the four selected programs, everyone must be able to attend Amy’s Holiday Party (the first Sunday of December).
  • Teens must be able to attend one Phonathon date.
  • The cost of the program is $300 per teen per year. Financial assistance is available as needed.

If you are interested in becoming an LDP participant, please sign up for our newsletter and contact Amy at to learn more.