Rebecca Kelley, the Director of Development of Foundations at the National 4-H Council, presents new research into social mobility paints a picture of young people from rural communities climbing the income ladder at the LEAPS learning event, "Strengthening Youth Opportunity in Rural America," on May 20, 2019.

LEAPS, a 2-year initiative of BHP and the International Youth Foundation creates partnerships with local organizations in West Texas (greater Midland/Odessa area), South Texas (between San Antonio and Victoria), and Northwest Louisiana to equip young people with the skills needed to succeed in school, work, and life and to become more engaged members of their communities.