L.E.A.D.’s Live Big, Dream Big Experience Alumni Spotlight: Josepy McCrary, III – ’08 Alum L.E.A.D. Awarded $7,500 Grant From The Atlanta Braves Foundation The James M. Cox Foundation Supports L.E.A.D. L.E.A.D. Honors Its 6th Class of Ambassador Graduates Volunteer w/ L.E.A.D. @ The Atlanta Marathon – October 27th The Kim King Foundation: His legacy lives through L.E.A.D. 2013 Hats off at Georgia Tech LEAD Co-Founder CJ Stewart Receives Awards Kids Who Care Dr. King’s Legacy Lives on in Atlanta: The Story of C.J. Stewart and L.E.A.D. L.E.A.D. Receives Continued Support from The Mary Alice and Bennett Brown Foundation
L.E.A.D.’s Live Big, Dream Big Experience We all know it – the right exposure can change the trajectory of a child’s life forever and ultimately his community. This spring, when the Braves crack their bats for Spring Training in Orlando, Florida, two deserving young men from L.E.A.D. will have an exposure experience of a liftime. Their experience will be a platform [...]
Alumni Spotlight: Josepy McCrary, III – ’08 Alum Alma Mater: Savannah State University Major: Accounting Scholarship: Academic & Athletic Accomplishments: Scholar student-athlete, graduated Magna Cum Laude in 4 years, L.E.A.D.’s 1st Ambassador College Graduate In Joseph’s Words: This program has opened a lot of doors for me, not only with baseball, but also with my career aspirations to become an Accountant. Seeing the Stewarts and their team be [...]
L.E.A.D. Awarded $7,500 Grant From The Atlanta Braves Foundation September 27th – L.E.A.D. was awarded a $7,500 grant from the Atlanta Braves Foundation for their 2013 grant cycle. Kelli Stewart (Executive Director, L.E.A.D.) represented L.E.A.D. during a special pre-game, on-field ceremony for grant recipients on September 24th. The grant funds will be used to support L.E.A.D.’s year round life-skills and baseball development programming for [...]
The James M. Cox Foundation Supports L.E.A.D. Atlanta, GA, September 2013 – The James M. Cox Foundation awarded L.E.A.D. with a $15,000 grant to support the organization’s Middle School Character Development League Program. This program serves over 300 student-athletes across eight Atlanta Public Middle Schools: B.E.S.T. Academy,  Brown/Kennedy,  Harper-Archer,  King,  Long,  Price,  Sylvan Hills and  Young Middle Schools.  L.E.A.D. guides its student-athletes on a [...]
L.E.A.D. Honors Its 6th Class of Ambassador Graduates Atlanta, GA – June 2013 – On June 18th, L.E.A.D. had the privilege of honoring it’s 6th class of Ambassador Graduates. Each year the organization hosts a Signing Day ceremony to celebrate its graduates – not just for graduating, but graduating against all odds. Statistically speaking, the young men of L.E.A.D. only have about a [...]
Volunteer w/ L.E.A.D. @ The Atlanta Marathon – October 27th Atlanta, Ga. – September 9 2013 – If you’ve ever wanted to volunteer with L.E.A.D. then this is the perfect event! L.E.A.D. has been selected as a partner organization with the Atlanta Track Club for its annual Atlanta Marathon Adopt-A-Mile program (more info). In order to make this event a HUGE success, we need the [...]
The Kim King Foundation: His legacy lives through L.E.A.D. When Angela King, daughter of the late beloved family man and entrepreneur Kim King, walked into Brown Middle School for L.E.A.D.’s signing day this spring she didn’t know what to expect. She did, however, know exactly what her purpose was for being there. Kim King was an Atlanta native and a graduate of Brown High [...]
2013 Hats off at Georgia Tech L.E.A.D. hosted its annual Hats Off ™ event in partnership with the Georgia Tech Athletics Department on Tuesday, April 16 as the Yellow Jackets took on the Savannah State Tigers. Over 100 student-athletes from L.E.A.D.’s Middle School Character Development League were special guests this year. Hats Off is a signature event that provides L.E.A.D. student-athletes [...]
LEAD Co-Founder CJ Stewart Receives Awards L.E.A.D. co-founder, C.J. Stewart, received Humanitarian Award honors in February and March for his tireless work in youth development. In February, the African American Partnership of the United Way of Greater Atlanta selected Stewart as the inaugural Arthur J. McClung, Jr. Humanitarian Award honoree.  In celebration of Black History Month, this annual award recognizes an [...]
Kids Who Care L.E.A.D. Ambassador Jason Gresham was honored as one of 11Alive’s Kids Who Care on Tuesday April 23. Since 1987, the Kids Who Care Awards have recognized the unselfish contributions of young people who dedicate themselves to making our community a better place. Kids Who Care Awards are made possible by 11Alive, Junior League of Atlanta [...]
Dr. King’s Legacy Lives on in Atlanta: The Story of C.J. Stewart and L.E.A.D. Eighty four years ago on a Tuesday afternoon, a reverend and his wife welcomed the birth of their second child — a son — at their family home at 501 Auburn Avenue N.E. in Atlanta, GA. That child would grow up to become one of the greatest leaders in world history, a man who promoted [...]
L.E.A.D. Receives Continued Support from The Mary Alice and Bennett Brown Foundation ATLANTA [July 30, 2012] — The Mary Alice and Bennett Brown Foundation (MABBF) continued its support of L.E.A.D. during the 2012 Junior Ambassador Program.   Twenty student-athletes from L.E.A.D.’s Middle School Baseball Development League (spring) were selected to showcase their skills this summer at national tournaments that attract hundreds of college baseball recruiters. In addition [...]

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…for a great weekend where we honored those who help us make L.E.A.D. happen everyday and where we recognized our 2013-2014 Ambassadors. Take a look &  more to come…

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