CCC’s Leadership Development Program (LDP) engages a select group of 80 Jewish teen volunteers in meaningful and direct community service by teaching critical leadership skills including:
- Philanthropy through a Jewish lens
- Issue education on homelessness and the cycle of poverty
- Empathetic volunteerism
- Partnership building
- Identifying community needs
- Project management
- Event planning
- Public speaking
CCC’s Leadership Development Program gives 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 our Leadership Development Program represent 14 high schools around the city.
- Some are members of synagogues and others are unaffiliated.
- Teens in our program identify with all sects of Judaism.
- Each cohort begins in January and ends 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 Mount Vernon Hwy NE Atlanta, 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.
Learn more about LDP and hear from some of our teens firsthand, watch this video: