Rising Stars Youth Leadership Academy is a program created through the City of Fort Worth Community Action Partners and is dedicated to developing community leaders and preparing youth to meet the challenges of adolescence and to achieve their greatest potential.
Rising Stars guides students, ages 13-18, on a path leading to an exchange of ideas, thereby, establishing a bond with each other, as well as business, community leaders with careers in diverse areas.
Rising Stars Youth Leadership Academy has been nationally recognized for its achievements. Youth are encouraged to make positive life choices that prepares them to enter society.
Youth participants interact during interactive sessions & learn first hand about emerging community issues, educated on opportunities to expand their knowledge of career opportunities, plus interact with emerging & established leaders in Tarrant County.
Youth will develop the ability to analyze their own strengths & weaknesses, set personal & vocational goals, develop self-esteem, confidence, motivation & the ability to achieve success and the resilience to overcome challenges.