Urge Congress to prioritize young people in the COVID-19 response

A call to action from MENTOR:

“Right now, across the country, mentoring programs are adjusting their services to continue to meet the needs of young people during this pandemic while following guidance from health professionals. We know all too well that youth often feel the brunt of national emergencies and we must call upon our Members of Congress to support mentoring programs and other nonprofits that are rapidly retooling in order to serve communities.

In the coming weeks, we urge Congress to support the nonprofit sector by expanding funding to keep operations and services functioning, to bolster out of school time education and learning, which more and more communities will need as schools remain closed and to provide resources to close the technology and internet access gap so that all young people have access to education and social connection during this time of physical distancing.”

Please join us in helping call on Congress to help meet the needs of young people!

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