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This is a meeting place for anyone who wants to help inner city youth connect with extra adult tutors and mentors. Members need approval.

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"Hi Travis.  If you browse through this forum you'll see that I started it in 2007, prior to Facebook, Google+ and other social media spaces. Since then about 500 people have joined, but few have used this space for active networking, idea…"
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Daniel Bassill replied to Daniel Bassill's discussion Recommended reading to support volunteer mobilization and volunteer support in the group Volunteer Recruitment Event Planning
"Imagine how much more successful programs would be if business, media, philanthropy, etc. were using their own communications tools to help youth serving organizations throughout a city attract volunteers, students, ideas, and the talent needed to…"
Aug 19
Daniel Bassill's discussion was featured

Recruiting Student Teams to Create "Rest of Story" Map articles

This map is part of a blog article I wrote in 2009, following the shooting of a 9 year old in Chicago.  Our aim is to follow news media stories with our own "rest of the story" articles, showing why the shooting happened (poverty, poor schools, etc.) and where it happened, using the interactive Tutor/Mentor Program Locator. With this we can show…See More
Aug 19
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Aug 17

Blog Posts

Use Concept Maps to Visualize Strategies and Show Networks

This is one of many concept maps I've created to visualize the commitment I and other leaders need to make to help youth in all high poverty neighborhoods of a city get the support systems they need to more successfully move through school and into careers.  While you can click through the nodes on this map, to other maps, I created this library of concept maps, to show the wide variety that…


Posted by Daniel Bassill on May 24, 2015 at 12:06pm

Experimenting with webinars. Join me on April 21, 2015

I'm hosting a webinar focused on volunteer recruitment for tutor/mkentor programs at 2pm EST on April 21.  You can sign up…


Posted by Daniel Bassill on April 19, 2015 at 8:03pm

Reflection essay

Reflection essay

2015 Feb-Jan Intern

Wona Chang


Hi my name is Wona Chang. I am from South Korea and I studied at Illinois Institute of Technology. I worked at Tutor/Mentor Institute as an intern and I had a great time in here. Time flied so fast and I am now going back to Korea soon.

At first, the reason I wanted to work for Tutor/Mentor Institute was that I am concerned about public problems and issues. I am majoring in Public Administration and what I…


Posted by Wona Chang on February 18, 2015 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

2 videos based on prezi

I created 2 videos using prezi materials that I created before.

I hope it will be helpful to understand about Tutor/Mentor Institute more.

1) Learning path


2) Organization info


Please press HD before you watch.



Posted by Wona Chang on February 12, 2015 at 12:15am — 1 Comment

Organization of info on Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC


This is the organization information of  Tutor/Mentor Institute.

It is the guide for browsing Tutor mentor Institute Website 

I worked on it by prezi. There are two versions.

Please take a look at them.

Organization of info on Tutor/Mentor Institute,…


Posted by Wona Chang on February 10, 2015 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment


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