Youth development experts now agree that mentoring is a critical element in any child’s social, emotional and cognitive development.
– Mentoring in America 2005 study
Numerous studies and programs have found that mentoring has a significant impact on many aspects of a kid’s life. Our program equips, encourages, and supports mentors so that they can help their mentee with the struggles they face. Here are some comments from experts and findings from leading programs addressing how mentoring can help children in all areas of life, including: self-worth, values, education, drugs & alcohol, poverty, family relationships, bullying, gangs, crime, civic involvement, and more…