LEDA empowers a community of exceptional young leaders from under-resourced backgrounds by supporting their higher education and professional success in order to create a more inclusive and equitable country.
Exceptional students from low-income backgrounds have unequal access to the top-tier colleges that cultivate most of our country’s leaders.
LEDA runs the LEDA Scholars Program, the LEDA Career Network, and the LEDA Policy Project.
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LEDA has received a $433,300 grant from Lumina Foundation in recognition of LEDA's innovative approach to positioning young leaders from under-resourced backgrounds to lend their voices to federal postsecondary policy discussions.
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The LEDA Policy Project seeks to train and position young leaders from underrepresented backgrounds to lend their voices to federal policy discussions pertaining to postsecondary education.