PROGRAM

Mentoring Mentors programs focus on four core areas:

  1. Teaching effective socio-emotional learning
  2. Improving literacy
  3. Produce positive African-American role models
  4.  Developing partnerships with higher education, workforce development, military organizations

Mentoring Mentors uses a near-to-peer mentoring approach where individual mentoring groups consisting of an African American professional, a high-school mentee, and middle-school mentees. Working in groups of 3 to:

Create a support system
Develop communication and teamwork skills
Reinforce content as they work together and “teach” each other
Improve understanding through additional explanation
Hold each other responsible and accountable

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Young Women Creating Their Transformation connects school-aged young women with college students and working professional women to empower them. Through small group workshops, mentees learn:

The meaning of Inside and outside beauty

Etiquette
Culture and the world around us
Self-respect, self-worth, and self-image
Life skills – organization and time management
College
Health and nutrition
Relationships
Domestic violence

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