About Us

Leadership Influencing Teen Empowerment is a non-profit organization designed to provide transformational leadership education and social-emotional learning to students. Founded in Akron, Ohio, LITE is an organization that believes leadership skills are universal and should be taught to young people.

VISION

LITE’s vision is for every youth to have the opportunity to learn valuable leadership principles.

MISSION

LITE’s mission is to provide youth with impactful leadership      knowledge and experiences.

VALUES

Passion

Loyalty

Ambition

Courage

Empowerment

Service

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WE BELIEVE

     Leadership is a skill that can improve with education, practice, and experience.
     Leadership is a universal skill that is applied in every situation and can be
  applied by anyone.
     Leadership is about adding value to other people by helping them accomplish
  goals and achieve a vision.
     Leadership is more than a title or a position of authority. 
     Everyone should have an opportunity to learn leadership skills regardless of
  wealth or demographics.

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