Read To Lead Leader of the Month

Each month, Read To Lead highlights the principles of exceptional leadership by focusing on an exemplary leader whom young adults can read about and find thought-provoking and inspirational.

January’s Leader of the Month: Chris “Ludacris” Bridges

We have chosen Chris “Ludacris” Bridges as this month’s Leader of the month.

At the heart of Ludacris’ values is his commitment to give back. Atlanta-based and impacting globally, The Ludacris Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization that serves as Ludacris’ vision to help youth help themselves. They value authenticity and have a passion for what they do and the people who they serve. Their programs are rooted in the principals that Chris “ Ludacris” Bridges learned as a youth and practices today: spirituality, communication, education, leadership, goal setting, physical activity and community service. Ludacris and The Ludacris Foundation is a  hands-on organization.  They take its programs to the streets, neighborhoods and communities.

The Ludacris Foundation inspires youth through education and memorable experiences to live their dreams.  The goals of their programs are to uplift families, communities and foster economic development. The Ludacris Foundation three key focus areas are: LudaCares, Leadership & Education and Lifestyles. Our efforts reach youth at all age levels.
Founded in 2001 by multi-platinum selling, GRAMMY® award winning artist and actor, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, TLF has achieved notable success. TLF has been named as one of the top twenty “Leading Philanthropy Foundations” by Black Enterprise magazine and featured in The Robb Report’s Worth magazine as well as The Chronicles of Philanthropy – a Newspaper of the Non-Profit World for outstanding efforts provided to urban communities.

Thank you to Ludacris and The Ludacris Foundation for their efforts to help struggling youth become strong and educated young men and women by giving them the tools they need to succeed.


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