L.E.A.P. Executive Director Traci Ross featured on LookTV 10/12/2020

Thank you to Look TV for the opportunity to share information about L.E.A.P.’s programs and services on “Look This Week”!   Antoinette Jackson, Owner, VP Business Development, contacted L.E.A.P. in September about the prospect of scheduling an interview, which, due to the COVID 19 pandemic, was filmed via Zoom on October 7th. Traci was interviewed by […]

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L.E.A.P. Executive Director Traci Ross and Outreach and Development Coordinator Jennifer Frigolette on “I’m In with the ARCC” Radio Show October 2, 2020

On Wednesday, September 30th, L.E.A.P. Executive Director Traci Ross and Outreach & Development Coordinator Jennifer Frigolette joined “I’m in with the ARCC” radio show host Amanda Blanton on skype to tape an interview that was broadcast on October 2, 2020 on Talk!1450AM WWSC and 93.1FM.  Amanda asked Jennifer about her first eight weeks at L.E.A.P., […]

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L.E.A.P. Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) ends on a positive note despite COVID challenges

L.E.A.P. would like to congratulate our 19 youth participants on completing the 2020 Summer Youth Employment Program!  As Washington County’s American Job Center, L.E.A.P. facilitates this annual program which allows eligible youth ages 14-20 to gain valuable work experience and learn new skills while earning a paycheck. The program typically runs from late June to […]

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L.E.A.P.’s Executive Director encourages everyone to complete the Census by September 30th

L.E.A.P.’s Executive Director Traci Ross would like to remind you that we need your help!  Please go to   my2020census.gov   before September 30th and ask all your friends, family members, colleagues, and co-workers to do the same. Traci has over twenty years of experience working in human services, specifically child welfare and non-profit business administration, and has […]

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Jennifer Frigolette L.E.A.P.s into New Position as Outreach & Development Coordinator!

L.E.A.P. would like to congratulate Jennifer Frigolette on being hired as Outreach and Development Coordinator!  Located in Fort Edward, L.E.A.P. is a non-profit community action agency that serves all of Washington County and has been aiding individuals and families in defining and reaching their goals economically, educationally, and more for over 50 years.  Our services […]

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L.E.A.P.’s Black Lives Matter Message

This year has been unlike anything we have ever experienced as a community or as an organization, beginning with the pandemic, followed by funding scares, and, most recently, the civil unrest surrounding the tragic deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and so many others. It requires us to evaluate how we will move […]

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Get the Holiday Season Started with Giving Tuesday

It’s the Friday after Thanksgiving and the official start of the Holiday Season. As you begin thinking about what to give to your loved ones this year, L.E.A.P. hopes that your giving spirit will extend to those beyond your friends and family. The holidays can be a very difficult time of the year for those […]

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#Thankful

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! With the holidays approaching many of us will be taking stock of how far we’ve come this year, getting ready to spend time with family, and thinking about what we are thankful for. We have a lot to be thankful for at L.E.A.P, starting with our rewarding […]

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A Morning With My Friends at Head Start

Walking into our River Street Head Start Center, I was greeted by smiling faces of our staff and children excited to start their school day. At L.E.A.P’s Head Start Center teachers refer to each other and their students as friends. I was introduced to my new friends as they came in and began their morning […]

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