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L.E.A.D., Inc. (Launch, Expose, Advise and Direct, Inc.) is a non-profit organization established by former Major League player, C.J. Stewart, to increase the number of African-Americans playing competitive high school baseball in the inner city of Atlanta and to prepare them to compete at the college level.
The entire 2010 L.E.A.D. Ambassador graduating class received college baseball scholarships for fall 2010. Five of the eight high school seniors who have signed college baseball scholarships will continue playing together at Selma University in Alabama.The Ambassador Elite Exposure Team is a travel/tournament team for inner-city players aimed at providing exposure to college recruiters.
L.E.A.D. provides year-round programs including baseball skill development, educational/leadership development, community service and coaches training through its Legacy League, a new instructional fall league for inner-city players; the Urban Coaching Mentoring Program and the Ambassador Elite Exposure Team.
In 2009, a Baseball Tomorrow Fund grant was given to L.E.A.D. to fund the purchase of equipment, uniforms, travel expenses and selected program expenses to support the availability of quality programs to inner-city players and coaches.
To learn more about L.E.A.D., go to www.lead2legacy.org.