Mission Statement

Leading Ladies of Legacy LogoLeading Ladies of Legacy supports young ladies to strengthen their academics, understand and build resilience, become self sufficient, build leadership skills as well as exude self-worth and confidence. Girls will learn to identify community needs and become agents of change through serving others.

We will undertake the following activities:
• Initiate programs in leadership, academic support, character development, and community service
• Work closely with local school districts, with colleges and universities, and with other educational institutions in the city on the development of appropriate programs for girls
• Seek and apply for state, federal, and private funds available in support of women and girls
• Increase awareness of girls issues
• Assemble calendars and schedules of events for girls and compile other materials as appropriate to promote programs for girls in our program areas
• Conduct ongoing planning, researching the girls needs in the city, including new facilities and developing, updating, and evaluating progress against periodic written plans for the growth of the girls in our program areas
• Develop an awareness in the business community, in local government, and in the general public of the value of women and girls
• Promote and encourage the cultural diversity of the city
• Engage in any other activities that will enhance the lives of girls and women in our program areas

Leading Ladies of Legacy Inc. Goals

• Strengthen girls commitment to education and their communities

• Foster relationships between community groups and our members
• Stimulate academic achievement and life-long learning
•Train a new generation of entrepreneurs

Leading Ladies of Legacy Inc Program Benefits
To local schools
• Providing mentoring programs that will provide a more complete education for its students
• Community support in accomplishing the goals of annual school improvement plans

  • Support family engagement activities and school wide community service

To girls and young women
• Higher self-esteem and personal awareness
• Association with successful role models and mentors from the community
• Increased motivation to achieve success in the areas of academics, attendance, and character
• Enriched curriculum
• Individualized help with subjects outside of the classroom
• Education on the types of jobs in the workplace and how their academic skills apply

To the community

  • Improved economic development; i.e., lower dropout rates are tied to lower crime rates, less unemployment and fewer welfare recipients

To local businesses
• Presenting firsthand the requirements and expectations of the business world
• Heightening awareness of present and future job needs
• Being recognized as a community-involved company, which adds to your public relations efforts
Improved education of future employees and customers

Who benefits from this organization?
The organization targets young girls and young women ages 8-19.

Core Priorities

Character. Education. Leadership. Service.