Our Mission.

Develop Sustainable Programs

This is accomplished by offering a range of programs and classes to support lifelong training, in every stage of life. We focus on these 4 areas of life.

Faith Based Development

CTVLI's model for redevelopment and revitalization is designed to strategically impact community infrastructure.

Personal Development

Being informed and empowered citizens are key to a community's growth and development.

Educational Development

Our program adds to the foundation that schools lay for continuing education, preparing youth for the global market.

Economic Development

Businesses provide jobs, products, and services that are vital to the community's economic development.

Who We Are.

C. T. Vivian Leadership Institute

The C.T. Vivian Leadership Institute [CTVLI] is an Atlanta-based non-profit organization dedicated to the development and sustainability of communities. The organization was founded in 2008 by Dr. C. T. Vivian to "create a model of leadership culture in Atlanta". CTLVI serves as a hub designed to centralize existing programs and services to work in coordination with local organizations to serve the needs of the community.

Featured Programs

Inmate Re-Entry Program

Comprehensive program assessing and targeting the needs of the individual inmate for successful re-entry into society.

Male Scholars Program

Support to families, children, young people, volunteers, refugees, migrants and other individuals with special circumstances.
Our Affiliates.

The REACH Complex

Rivers Entertainment & Arts Center for Harmony (REACH) is located in Atlanta, Georgia, the music and entertainment capital of the Southeast. The REACH Complex provides entertainment education, training, and production services to industry professionals and Metro Atlanta's diverse and disadvantaged youth.

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