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Mentoring as part of larger strategy: Comment on P/PV brief
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Daniel Bassill commented on Daniel Bassill's blog post Building Philanthropic Capital to Fuel Good to Great
"Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) has launched a series called Talent Matters.  Without philanthropic investment in leadership, and organizational infrastructure, the billions spent on programs are less effective and long-lasting.…"
Sep 12
Daniel Bassill replied to Adebayo Tayo Kehinde's discussion How do i help students excellent under our program maintain excellence
"I've encouraged leaders of youth serving organizations in Africa, Asia and South America to build web libraries such as I host for Chicago tutor/mentor programs and for others around the country.  This information is intended to…"
Sep 8
Daniel Bassill left a comment for Hermondoz Thompson
"Hi Hermondoz. The Beat the Streets program looks like a great way to combine sports and mentoring. I encourage you to  use the blog on your profile page to write a little about how you created the program, what you feel works well and what your…"
Sep 1
Daniel Bassill replied to Daniel Bassill's discussion Mentoring as part of larger strategy: Comment on P/PV brief
"This is front cover of PDF essay titled "Defining Terms" which is intended to help mentoring leaders and donors define strategies based on the needs of the youth/mentees who are being served by a program.  The national…"
Aug 30
Daniel Bassill commented on Daniel Bassill's blog post Reaching out to volunteers in BBBS and other mentoring programs throughout the country
"This article titled The Expanding World of Poverty Capitalism, from the New York Times, should be part of the reading mentors do to build a deeper understanding of the challenges facing youth living in poverty.   If enough mentors become…"
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Daniel Bassill left a comment for MITCHELL SHOLAR
"Mitchell, you're doing a fantastic job showing support for Tutor/Mentor Conference with information on your http://chhom.org/ web site.  I hope others who are on this forum will do the same."
Aug 20

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I've led a volunteer-based tutor/mentor program for more than 30 years. I created the Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC in 2011 to share ideas, innovate and help tutor/mentor programs grow in Chicago and other cities. I use my blog and the http://www.tutormentorexchange.net web site to share what I and others know so that more and better tutor/mentor programs can grow in Chicago and other major cities.
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What do you hope to learn, or share, on this forum?
My goal is to inspire members to use the ideas we share in their own daily actions so that we increase the reach and frequency of messages that mobilize volunteers and donors to support volunteer-based tutor/mentor programs in Chicago and other cities where there are high concentrations of poverty.

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Use web library to support the growth of your tutor/mentor efforts

This graphic is what you see when you visit the Tutor/Mentor Connection web library, which I've been building for more than 20 years (and on the Internet since 1998).  

The library is organized into categories, just like any other library. You can find research showing where and why volunteer based tutor/mentor programs…

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Posted on June 21, 2014 at 10:36am

Visualization of services offered by youth organization

I'm trying to create a visualization that any youth serving organization might be willing to use to visually communicate what time of day they reach youth, what age range they serve and what types of learning and mentoring activities are offered.

This is what I've done so far.  This…

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Posted on November 23, 2013 at 1:17pm

Follow up to November 4 Tutor/Mentor Leadership and Networking Conference.

On Monday I hosted another Tutor/Mentor Leadership and Networking Conference in Chicago. This was the 40th in the past 20 years. I'm still going through attendance information, evaluations, etc. but it looks like about 105 attended.

One…

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Posted on November 6, 2013 at 3:34pm

Community Wealth-Building, Anchor Institutions, Tutor/Mentor Programs

In every high poverty neighborhood there are one or two anchor institutions, like a hospital, university, bank, etc. that could provide leadership and strategic support to strategies that support the growth of youth mentoring programs.

If those same institutions also focus on community…

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Posted on April 27, 2013 at 11:43am

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At 3:02pm on July 30, 2014, Ronda Howard said…

Daniel,

Today I shared information with two start-up organizations about your websites

and how it is the best resources for a new business.  We plan on working  together on your website.

Kind Regards

Ronda (BFJP)

 

At 5:25pm on February 12, 2014, Scott Staunton said…

Daniel,

Thank you for sharing this information.  I will be reviewing it.  Look forward to chatting down the road.

Kind regards,

Scott

At 5:24pm on February 12, 2014, Scott Staunton said…

Daniel, one of the reasons I was attracted to a conversation with you is that you had already posted the graphic on Mentoring Kids to Careers.  Thanks for sharing the link again.

Scott

At 2:48pm on February 9, 2014, Scott Staunton said…

Thanks for your note.  Could we chat sometime next Wednesday over the phone?  Kind regards, S

At 10:43am on November 22, 2013, Jay Rosenbloom said…

Daniel,

    Thank you for your help. We are a new group, having trouble finding volunteers. I will follow your advice and see what happen. If there is anything I can do to assist you, please let me know.

Thanks,

Jay

At 4:27pm on October 6, 2013, Adebayo Tayo Kehinde said…

Please daniel what help can u render to help develop my skill as a mentor

At 12:14pm on August 19, 2013, Barbara A Williams said…

Follow up on website: it is done but I am awaiting for http://www.heismyrockmissionary.org to point to

http://www.barbaraprivatedutynurse.com to kick in.  I spoke with register.com to remove their banner off of my website so they are in the process of doing so.  They ask that I wait at least 24 hours for heismyrockmissionary.com to point to my original site.

At 2:09pm on August 18, 2013, Barbara A Williams said…

Yes. I am almost done updating my website, and It should be done by tomorrow.

At 10:15am on July 19, 2013, Maximo cerda said…

Hey Daniel, looking forward in empowering our youth. It is a blessing when we can give back. Let me know here I can help!!!

I appreciate you and all your efforts.

Be safe!!!

At 4:01pm on December 18, 2012, Beth said…

http://acircleoffriendsoregon.com/... thank you for your reply. 

 
 
 

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