Project L.E.A.D. – Fall/2021

Project L.E.A.D. – Apply Below

A cooperative effort with:
Davidson County Young Democrats and Nashville Young Republicans

Meet program graduate, Keion.


Dual enrollment scholarship (all students that complete the course qualify to apply for the dual enrollment scholarship at Nashville State)
– In-person programming with Metro Nashville COVID-19 guidelines
– Multiple course offerings
– Direct interaction with multi-agency program personnel

Locations and Dates

Hadley Park Community Center
1037 28th Ave N.
Nashville, TN 37208

Saturdays, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
**October 2 – November 20**

Leadership Program for youth ages 12-19

The leadership comprehensive program combines physical training with classroom instruction/discussion that empowers participants to build and sustain a better life.  Physical training will consist of bodyweight training.  Classroom instruction/discussion will include the topics below.  Please carefully review and complete everything in this application.


Topics to include:

Civic Engagement / Public Policy

Financial literacy / Entrepreneurship

College / Scholarship

Life Impact / Guest Speakers

Community Building / Vision Board

Resume-writing / Job-interviewing

*** In order to participate in this program, the student or parent/guardian must complete the application below AND the appropriate waiver/release (it will be emailed to you after completing the form below) no later than Wednesday prior to the first class.

Questions: contact Be About Change Executive Committee Member, Stephon Strode:


  • List the name of your organization, or list "Parent" or "Guardian" if this is a family referral.
  • Contact info of the person making referral (YOUR information)

  • Student contact info
  • (mm/dd/yyyy)
  • *Ages 12-19 (grades 7-12)
  • List any known contact and contact information

  • Parent/Guardian contact info

  • Please include any other current agencies/programs.