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Foster care youth speak: We need career mentoring!

youth-teen-career-mentorHudson, A. (2015). Career mentoring needs of youths in foster care: Voices for change. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 26, 131-137.

Background
Once young adults age out of the foster care system they are more likely than their … Read the rest

A one-two combo: Mentoring and boxing guiding the next generation

boxing-606193_1280by Michael Minahan, Washington Post

About a year after he got out of Jessup [Correctional Institution], Manigan walked into a gym set up at the former Gibbs School off Benning Road. There, he spotted Ragahleak “Peanut” Bartee, 9 years old, … Read the rest

NPR: Mentoring offers ex-offender chance to give back to his community

By Carrie Johnson and Marisa Penaloza

David Padilla spent nearly 20 years turning himself into a model inmate in federal prison. So when Padilla got called to the warden’s office last December, he said, the first thought on his mind … Read the rest