Tutor/Mentor Connection

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Impact of Mentoring and Tutoring - Stories


Impact of Mentoring and Tutoring - Stories

If you have been a student or volunteer in a tutor/mentor program this is a place where you can post a short essay (or link to a blog or longer article) where you describe your experience and it's impact.

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Latest Activity: Jul 3, 2021

This video was created in 1990 by Sara Coover Caldwell, a volunteer with the Montgomery Ward/Cabrini-Green Tutoring Program in Chicago.

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Relationship building

I joined Cabrini Connections in 1999 and was recently reminded of the positive impact that it had on me. It profoundly impacted my relational abilities.I recall Cabrini Connections being a third…Continue

Started by Mark Sumrall May 25, 2013.

Stories of Mentoring Collected in 2012 2 Replies

In this group I'd like to collect stories written by youth and volunteers who have been part of volunteer-based tutor/mentor programs in the past. You can post a story, or a link to a web site where…Continue

Tags: job, learning, meaning, transformation, impact

Started by Daniel Bassill. Last reply by Daniel Bassill Aug 13, 2012.

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Comment by Daniel Bassill on July 3, 2021 at 8:43am

Here's comment received today from Tiffany Beals:

"Hey Dan! I just wanted to pop in and let you know I really appreciated everything you and the tutors did for me and my family well not just us the community I talk about the program so much to my kids well two of them are adults and I have a 9 yr old, but I talk about the program so much that they be saying I wish it was still open oh my goodness I really appreciate everything Montgomery Ward was like a safe haven for us thank you so much."

Comment by Daniel Bassill on December 5, 2020 at 9:56am

Here's Dec. 2020 Facebook post from former student 

Daniel F. Bassill
"thank you, I am so grateful for the Tutor Mentor Connection at the Church that followed to the Montgomery Wards building that gave some concern to inner city youth like me. Letting us know we can achieve anything we put our minds to and that there is life outside the walls of Cabrini Green , I built long lasting mentor relationships with many of you and I am forever blessed!"
Comment by Daniel Bassill on March 25, 2016 at 3:36pm

Here's a March 2016 Facebook conversation including myself and Maurice Lomax. Maurice wrote "I love u Daniel F. Bassill You helped save my life literally love u ALWAYS"


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