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Maxine Williams
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About Me:
I am a fedeal employee who has volunteered at various t/m programs and served as the coordinator for the FunDay School tutoring program at my church on the west side of Chicago.
What do you hope to learn, or share, on this forum?
I have experience in motivating tutors, kids and parents...all of which are critical for the success of a t/m program. Also, I'd like to share the story at this link http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=50147118n
and another document about the tutoring program that we ran there for several years and the stories of 4 college students that attended our program.

Maxine Williams's Blog

Keynote Speech from T/MC June 7, 2013 Conference

For anyone who missed the conference and might be interested, these were my opening remarks. 


Stay busy, stay prayerful...stay out of trouble!     maxine


Good morning How is everybody doing? Glad you could make it


Well I guess I’ll just dive in

As you have read or maybe…


Posted on June 10, 2013 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

CBS 48 Hours reports drug violence near Sun Rise Church in K-Town

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…


Posted on May 23, 2013 at 12:30pm

Tutoing at Sun Rise church in K-Town church circa 2004

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…


Posted on May 23, 2013 at 12:00pm

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At 9:59pm on January 25, 2019, James Pollard said…

Good Day,

How is everything with you, I picked interest on you after going through your short profile and deemed it necessary to write you immediately. I have something very vital to disclose to you, but I found it difficult to express myself here, since it's a public site.Could you please get back to me on ( pollardjames96@gmail.com ) for the full details.
Have a nice day
Thanks God bless.

At 11:04am on May 23, 2013, Daniel Bassill said…

Thanks for joining. Please use the blog on our page to post the two articles you sent me, starting with the info sent to WVON in 2003, then the update you sent.  Do this in two separate blog articles so neither get too long.


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