Leap Forward Collaborative for Youth ...
... engages youth and youth workers in the Frogtown and
Summit University neighborhoods of St Paul.
... exists to promote children and youth's academic and social
skill development through supporting high quality, community
based after-school and summer programming and by
mobilizing the community in support of youth.
... serves school age children and youth, ages 5 to 18. The
number of children and youth in this age range is growing and
becoming increasingly diverse.
... embraces the purpose of reinforcing and supporting the
existence of high-quality programs in neighborhoods and
community. Research states that young people may be better
off on their own than to be involved with low-quality
... creates, coordinates and supports neighborhood programs to
improve the quality of community offerings for children and
youth residing the in Summit-University and Frogtown
Click on the links above to learn more about the work of the Leap Forward Collaborative for Youth: