The Need

More Important Than Ever

Today’s kids are facing a daunting number of economic and social challenges. Now is the right time to invest in the places and programming that will make a proven difference in their lives and foster positive outcomes.

Approximately 5,000 children between the ages of 5 to 18 live within a 1.5 mile radius of the new facility.


Of these children:


33% Live Below The Poverty Line


88% Are On Free-And-Reduced School Lunch


45% Come From Single-Parent, Single-Income Households

A Special Place

With its unique assets, the Youth Leadership Complex will inspire and draw youth from well beyond the local neighborhood, allowing it to serve as a shining example both regionally and nationally.