CLD’s Five Principles for Success
CLD empowers youth by instilling valuable lessons that promote respect for self and others, integrity, discipline, purpose and other character traits vital to success.
CLD inspires, develops and challenges youth to pursue the highest levels of academic and educational achievement.
CLD provides youth with the training and practical experiences required to positively lead and serve their peers in schools, churches, organizations, businesses, neighborhoods and communities.
CLD believes that a key component in becoming an effective leader is learning to serve the people you lead. CLD demonstrates this commitment to community service and philanthropy by teaching youth the purpose and process for rendering service to those in need.
CLD exposes youth to the many career opportunities available to them. CLD facilitates this career achievement by educating youth in the knowledge, skills and educational requirements necessary to realize their career aspirations.