Mentoring is key to the development of our youth; it provides outside support to a teen and helps them to deal with day to day challenges.
Mentors serve as a role model and friend to their mentee in any number of situations. Mentors help keep children in school and can help improve a young person’s self-esteem. A national study indicates that youth involved in formal, high-quality relationships with adult mentors skip half as many days of school as their peers. They are also 46% less likely to initiate drug use; 27% less likely to initiate alcohol use; and 32% less likely to hit someone.
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“I’ve been so impressed in [Richard] and his drive to succeed, especially in speech and in school, talking about college what he wants to do with his life. I mean, he’s so much more of a planner than I ever was at that point in my life.”
~ John, Richard’s mentor
“What I enjoy most about mentoring is hearing and seeing the excitement when JoJo talks about her goals and dreams and realizes that they can be reached!”
~ Jeana, JoJo’s mentor