Rising Stars Youth Leadership Academy

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Rising Stars Youth Leadership Academy is a hands-on leadership program that emphasizes career exploration, problem-solving and life skills development. 

Youth will participate in interactive sessions and learn firsthand about emerging community issues, expand their knowledge of career opportunities and engage with leaders in Tarrant County.


Upcoming Rising Stars Sessions

Winter 2022 enrollment begins Dec. 22, 2021


 Winter 2022  Spring 2022  Summer 2022
   Jan. 18 - Feb. 24, 2022  Mar. 22 - May. 19, 2022  Jun. 28 - Aug. 4, 2022

Sessions held 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays. Some Saturday sessions.

Rising Stars sessions are held at:
Worth Heights Community Center
3551 New York Ave. Fort Worth, Texas 76110


Registration open to youth ages 12-18.  Sessions are only $30. Scholarship opportunities available

Topics that are frequently addressed as part of the Rising Stars program include:

  • Public Speaking
  • Participate in Service Learning Projects
  • Setting and Achieving Goals
  • Dress for Success
  • Positive Decision Making
  • Learning to Put Your Best Self Forward
  • Financial Literacy