Mentor Me!

Posted by: perry 1/14/2013 10:51 PM

Monday, January 14, 2013

Mentor Me!

Mentoring is based on the premise that predictable, consistent relationships with stable, competent adults can help youth cope with challenges and steer clear of high-risk behaviors.  On today's HearSay, host Cathy Lewis will speak with mentors and facilitators across Hampton Roads about the important roles mentors play in fostering the positive development of our region's youth.  As part of our ongoing American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen initiative, we'll also discuss the important role of mentors and volunteers in a local schools.

Scheduled Guests:

Rebekah Holbrook
- Director of Programs, Virginia Mentoring Partnership

Mary Midyette - Team Up Program Supervisor, The Up Center

Laura Smart - Partners in Education Coordinator, Virginia Beach City Public Schools

Bruce LaLonde - Named 2012 Outstanding Mentor in Greater Virginia by the Virginia Mentoring Partnership



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