Started this discussion. Last reply by Daniel Bassill Apr 3, 2012.
Started May 22, 2011
Started Jan 13, 2011
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…Continue
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Posted on December 17, 2012 at 9:11am
I created this graphic last week to illustrate the progression of thinking that I've followed for the past 20 years.
I know from my own experiences and those of others, and from much reading, that connecting youth with caring adults can have a positive impact.
I also know that…Continue
Posted on November 24, 2012 at 11:34am
I just read this article on the Stanford Social Innovation review and I'm guilty of leading with problem statements and scaring off people who might want to help.
However, teaching old dogs new tricks is something that's hard to do, as is breaking long-term habits.
Thus, my solution is to recruit volunteers who might help shape the messages in ways that don't…Continue
Posted on September 15, 2012 at 12:14pm