The third level of Bridge Builders trains a select group of highly motivated youth to positively impact their local community. Students grade 8-12 take charge of a community service project centered on topics that are important to them.
Change participants create transformation with innovative ideas and fearless determination. Research projects, neighborhood enhancements, awareness campaigns, and equity initiatives are all fair game for Change participants to have direct and lasting impact on their communities.
Our Connect Team works with teachers and leaders to create custom experiences for students that complement classroom curriculum. These sessions grow relationships, problem-solving skills, empathy, and confidence.Explore the Connect experience
Our Collaborate program kicks off with a 5-day summer conference to help youth unlock their true leadership potential. Students will focus on building skills and relationships to help them grow throughout the school year.Discover your leadership potential
Young people are born with creativity and passion to lead. BRIDGES has worked with thousands of students to unlock that potential and activate new generations of leaders across Memphis.Support our work
*Data from 2022-2023