12:00am

Mon April 29, 2013
Youth mentoring

Today on Your Call: What is the value of youth mentoring programs?

On today's Your Call we’ll rebroadcast a conversation we had about youth mentorship programs.  Mentors can offer anything from academic encouragement to help dealing with life’s challenges.  And these relationships have the powerful ability to help people cross social boundaries. If you’ve been a mentor or a mentee, how did it change you?  What mentoring programs would you recommend to others?  It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar and You.

Guests:

Theresa Jahangir, a mentor for a 5th grade student with Mentoring for Success

Becky Reed, a mentor for a high school senior through the program, 10,000 Degrees

Blanca, a senior in high school and Becky Reed’s mentee through the 10,000 degrees program

Resources:

Leadership Oakland: Mentoring Statistics

10,000 Degrees

Mentoring for Success

San Francisco Education Fund

Spark

The Posse Foundation

Dare Mighty Things

Court appointed special advocates (CASA)

YMCA’s Building Futures mentoring program

Youth Arts Collective

OREMI mentoring program

Independent Living Skills program

Project Arrive

Refugee Transitions

Big Brothers/ Big Sisters

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