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Young people are the key to a better world!


With their energy and passion, they can change the world for the better. Let's give them the tools they need to succeed and help them grow into tomorrow's leaders.


Don't miss out on the opportunity to register your teen for our Youth Leadership Movement. They'll gain skills and experience that will shape their future and the future of their community. Register your teen today and be a part of something great!

Click on the button below to download the application.

Applications can be dropped off at the CDC of Tampa office or emailed to


Leaders of Tomorrow

Students learn and network side-by-side with local entrepreneurs and business leaders during the Careersource Tampa Bay Summer Hires Program facilitated by CDC of Tampa.





Fire Introduction Resources and Education is two weeks of firefighter training and an introduction to careers within the Fire Department.


Sisterhood Summit


One-day conference for girls to meet female leaders and role models in the community to discuss topics such as leadership, careers, and entrepreneurship.

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Summer Youth Employment Training

CDC of Tampa Continues to step up for our community by hosting the East Tampa Partnership (City of Tampa) employment training sessions to kick off the summer working season. 


Youth Leadership Movement

Yearlong program designed to assist high schoolers achieve a path of self-sufficiency through obtaining a high school diploma, pursuing a college education/occupational training, or securing employment.


Suit Up


Show Up

This male leadership retreat galvanizes the talents of male minority community leaders to harness their personal and professional experiences in a manner that affords youth participants the ability to visualize stepping into their suit and onto a path of perseverance, persistence, and promise.

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