"Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others."  
- Jack Welch

Since 2007,  Banister's Leadership Academy through empowerment, enrichment,  and extended academic success are providing stability, engagement, education and advocacy that provides Omaha youth and  families, schools, and businesses build resiliency and the human capital that builds the produces self-efficacy and self-sufficiency.  We give leaders the opportunities to successfully lead others with positive friendships, caring adults, and community engagement that strengthens families and youth to become not just leaders, but legendary leaders! Our critical social justice work would not be possible without strong community partners, donors, advocates and an incredible group of committed staff and volunteers!