Formed in 2022, Lawrenceville Legacy Leaders (L3) is a youth leadership program led in partnership with Impact 46. This eight-month-long program begins annually in August and is designed to develop and promote student success by cultivating a legacy of leaders in Lawrenceville. Open to rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors in the five Lawrenceville high schools, L3's mission is to invest and empower youth by building a sense of place through community engagement and civic awareness. Students will have the opportunity to gain knowledge about local government, meet leaders within the community, and embrace their purpose through leadership development. There is no cost to participate and students will receive a program final details prior to their start.
To promote student success and resiliency
To engage youth within the six sectors of Lawrenceville: Government, Non-profit, Churches, Local Businesses, Schools, and Neighborhoods
To increase community pride and build a unified city
To increase student civic awareness and understanding
To embrace diversity and promote inclusion
All selected students must take the FFRNS-14 online screening tool (Pre/Post resiliency screening)
All selected students should actively participate in planned workshops and speaker series
Increase the number of paid internships and school partnerships for the Summer of Impact Program
Create a youth-led event in the City of Lawrenceville based on community feedback
Applications for the 2023-2024 are currently closed. Applications will reopen in the spring of 2024 for the 2024-2025 cohort.
In order to be eligible for the Lawrenceville Legacy Leaders program, students must be rising sophomores, juniors, or seniors and attend one of the five Lawrenceville high schools: Central Gwinnett, Discovery, GSMST, Maxwell, or Phoenix.