The deadline to apply is 10:00pm on December 13th.

Thank you for your interest in joining Creating Connected Communities' (CCC) Leadership Development Program (LDP)! CCC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit whose mission is to bring life-enhancing programs to children in need by empowering teens to become engaged community leaders and volunteers.
 
CCC’s Leadership Development Program engages a select group of Jewish teens in grades 8–12 in meaningful and direct community service. We teach critical leadership skills and provide hands-on volunteer opportunities at CCC’s community outreach programs. CCC is committed to being an inclusive organization that represents diverse Jewish teens across Atlanta. With your help, CCC will support 6,000+ children and families in our community in 2021!

Below are some important details:
  • The program runs from January to December 2021.
  • There is a yearly $300 fee. Scholarships are available. 
  • We are accepting 8th-10th graders at our Sandy Springs and Dunwoody locations
  • We are accepting 8th-11th graders at our North Fulton and Intown locations
  • There are meeting locations in Sandy Springs, Dunwoody, North Fulton, and Intown.
  • On average, there are monthly LDP sessions and outreach programs. A more detailed calendar will be provided.
 
For questions, please contact Lara@cccprojects.org.
 
 
*Heading into 2021, we will be evaluating how we structure and organize our LDP sessions and CCC community outreach programs based on the most recent health guidelines. The safety of our teens, community guests, and staff is of the utmost priority while delivering sessions that are engaging and meaningful. We have laid out our plans below but please note, they are subject to change.
*CCC Community Outreach Programs:

Through on-going community needs assessments, we are committed to our mission of creating positive change in Atlanta through projects such as:
  • Smile Bag packing and distributions to our agency partners
  • Neighborhood collections of needed resources
  • Smaller-scale academic and activity-based programs called “GOAL programs"
  • Outdoor festivals
  • Amy's Holiday Party
*LDP Sessions:

Due to the uncertainty related to Covid, we are unable to publish our full 2021 calendar at this time. Our sessions could be in-person at synagogues or community buildings, in-person outside at LDP homes, or virtual. Sessions will be held on Sunday afternoons or on weekday evenings. Below are the topics we will cover each month. These interactive and experiential education and planning sessions will feature:
  • January: CCC & Jewish Leadership
  • February: Social Justice & Awareness Training
  • March: Becoming a Connected, Empathetic Volunteer & Program Planning
  • April: Understanding Mission, Vision & Community Needs
  • August: Project Management & Program Planning
  • September: Applying Fundraising Skills & Strategies to CCC’s Annual Phonathon
  • October: Becoming a Jewish Philanthropist
  • November: Amy’s Holiday Party Shopping & Program Planning
  • December: LDP Wrap Up & Reflecting on Jewish Leadership
In-person sessions will include small pods of LDP teens, socially distanced precautions, and required masks and waivers. Virtual sessions will include guest speakers, media clips, and small breakout rooms. As soon as we have more information, we will provide more details. Thank you for understanding!

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* 1. Teen First Name

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* 2. Teen Last Name

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* 3. Teen Email

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* 4. Teen Phone Number

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* 5. High School

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* 6. High School Graduation Year (We are accepting 8th-10th graders at our Sandy Springs/Dunwoody locations and 8th-11th graders at our North Fulton and Intownlocation.)

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* 7. Zip Code

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* 8. Parent First Name

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* 9. Parent Last Name

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* 10. Parent Email

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* 11. Parent Phone Number

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* 12. While the locations of our LDP meetings are not yet set (due to Covid restrictions), please rank your preferred area of town. We will do our best to accommodate your first choice when return to inside in-person programs.

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* 13. How did you hear about Creating Connected Communities? *

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