This is a meeting place for anyone who wants to help inner city youth connect with extra adult tutors and mentors. Members need approval.
Started by Daniel Bassill in What are the challenges of operating a volunteer-based tutor/mentor program?. Last reply by Daniel Bassill Apr 3, 2012.
To Supporters of Volunteer-Based Tutor/Mentor Programs
Please see attached story (my May 23 blog item...K-Town Church.) It is a report written by a Wheaton College student who was doing an internship with World Vision 8 or 9 years ago. I forwarded it to Dan Bassill of the Tutor/Mentor Connection and he sent it to…Continue
Posted by Maxine Williams on May 23, 2013 at 12:30pm
Editorial Note: This is a story that was written in 2004 to tell the story of a tutor/mentor program operating out of a church on the West Side of Chicago. That church was highlighted in a 2013 CBS 48 Hours Video showing drug dealing in front of the church.
Maxine Williams was the coordinator for the FunDay School tutoring program that was operated by SunRise Missionary Baptist Church from about 2003 to 2008. We did very well for most of those years…Continue
Posted by Maxine Williams on May 23, 2013 at 12:00pm
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Posted by Lisa Houston on May 23, 2013 at 11:28am
This is my first time as a blogger so I may not have it right yet. I was encouraged by Dan to participate and become familiar with it. So here it goes although I don't have any experience yet.
As a non profit organization in the N. Lawndale area of Chicago. I am concerned about the welfare of our youth and young adults. Dan shared with me some very useful information on the ways that we can promote our community development and youth development. We talked about youth in our…Continue