Purpose Statement

The Leaders! Program is a youth leadership development program with a mission of fighting for youth power. In the Leaders! Program, youth realize their responsibility as community leaders by finding and exercising their power and voice. Youth are supported in developing leadership skills and partnering with their peers for change. The program incorporates youth from neighborhoods across Boston and Cambridge, including Mission Hill, Field\x{e2}\x{80}\x{99}s Corner, South Boston, the South End, Chinatown, Roxbury, Franklin and East and North Cambridge. Mentors meet their teen mentees weekly to discuss the teens\x{e2}\x{80}\x{99} personal and educational goals and support them in the different areas of the teens\x{e2}\x{80}\x{99} lives.

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