Archive | February, 2011

More Statistics on Mentoring

A study by Proctor and Gamble of mentoring in Cincinnati schools showed that young people with mentors were more likely to: Stay in school Attend classes Be less disruptive when attending class Get better grades Go to college A Ford Foundation study of high school students from families receiving public assistance found that those with […]

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Mentoring Does Work!

In a Pew Public/Private Ventures Study of 959 boys and girls with 60% members of a minority group, 60% boys, and 80% from low income households, 487 were matched with mentors and the remaining 472 were the control group with no mentors. After 18 months with mentors, an evaluation of these children revealed the boys […]

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Summer Reading!

Can you believe it? We’re already planning for summer. We would love some help in gathering books — new or gently loved — to gift to our School Based Enrichment Program scholars for their summer reading. Many of these fourth and fifth graders do not have books at home, and so their skills can drop […]

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Shaken, Not Stirred! Martini Party Winners

A huge thank you to all the bars who came out to pour for Saturday’s martini party! We really appreciate your involvement! We’re psyched to announce the winners in each of the three categories: Industry Critic Favorite: The Hellvis (Scruffy Murphy’s Irish Pub) Second: The Smooth & Dirty (The Corner Office) Third: The Brazilian Rose […]

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