Give students heart-work before you give them homework.

Marcus L. Strother

Founder/Executive Director

It takes love in the classroom, and from the heart, to teach kids!

We exist to inspire, equip and convene youth, parents and educators to reimagine education and redefine evidence together.


Number of countries in which LEAAP youth have served: the Dominican Republic, Peru and Haiti


Students impacted since 2014


Number of different colleges and universities LEAAP students have attended


Involved students who say that with LEAAP they learned skills such as leadership, teamwork, communication skills, social confidence, and resiliency

Youth Development

 Through Expanded Learning programming and The LEAAP Youth Leadership Summit, we build leaders ready to achieve anything possible.

Educator Development

We provide professional development opportunities for

school and community educators. Contact us for more information.

Community Building

The LEAAP Foundation believes it is important to create generative safe spaces for communities, youth, parents and educators.

Education Consulting

The sphere of education is not as it could be. The LEAAP Foundation helps schools reimagine education and redefine evidence.

"As a freshman in high school, LEAAP changed my mind, my heart, and my life. I began to accept and love myself for who I was, who I am, and who I will be. Through my self-love I amplified my love for others in my global community."


—  Gabriella Acevedo

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Elk Grove, California 95757

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a LEAAP Summit at your school or organization.

If you are interested in services provided by the LEAAP Consulting Firm, LLC. 

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