Luke Center for Public Service
Programs and Initiatives

Luke Leaders

The Luke Leaders Program is a hub of new, innovative, youth-led ideas that tackle some of our community’s most profound issues.

If you are a student in grades 9 – 12 who has aspirations to build peace, organize community, to fight injustice, to take a stand, or to change the world, then Luke Leaders is for you!

How Does Luke Leaders Work?

Luke Leaders is a uniquely youth-led program created by Ceeds of Peace and Luke Center for Public Service. Each year we will launch a new cohort of Luke Leaders who are led through a flexible, facilitated, and mentor-supported approach to executing some of their big ideas. Each cohort consists of predetermined teams ready to tackle a big idea project together. The teams will be supported by the Luke Center, Ceeds of Peace staff, and a professional mentor with expertise in the area most closely related to the team’s project.


Our 2022-23 cohort is currently full. If you need support on an individual project idea, please email
For more information, please email
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