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  • Todays world of education there are lots of high school students, that believe after high school that's it for them how sad. In some cases lots of families are poor they cant afford to send they child to college. Guess what? That's why one voice can make a differents. I will not sit back and allow our youth to think in such ways. By going into schools and being a advocate against violence and a community speaker. Allowing our youth to expand there minds on just how far education can take them for the future.  Thank goodness for mentors. In the past 6 years of my life the violence has never stop with our youth. My son Lazarus is not on this earth any more. But because of my son Lazarus his life was taking due to violence. He wasn't able to finished 8 grade to further has education.

    Lazarus was brutally beaten to death on the north- side of Chicago on 02-20-07 at the age of thirteen. In one night his dreams were taken from him. Lazarus attended Budlong Elementary School I am now the voice of Lazarus, speaking to save all children from violence. My heart’s desire is to stop the violence in order to prevent other parents from experiencing the pain of burying their children. I have traded my quiet nature in, for public activism, rather than suffer beneath the rubble of my grief. In the name of Lazarus I dedicated my time and efforts into creating educational programs as Mannequin Visual Thinking , Emotions Through Artwork , Blind The Darkness Of Violence With Light

    In losing my son Lazarus Jones at the age of thirteen to violence on February 19, 2007, my life took a 12637699463?profile=originalturn. My vision and purpose is now primarily on the safety of all children

     As a mother I have to be a voice for him and all youth. On education, forgiveness, love, family,and mentoring our youth. Passion brings more love but forgiveness brings more life. Life is not to be taking from anyone on this earth. Education is an act of faith and knowledge. P.H.J    
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Six weeks goes fast like an arrow. when I came here first, I thought we talked to children and helped other tutors. However, my work which inform poverty to public was valuable and gave me a lot of advantage. Before I worked in here, I have not made a presentation using Prezi. While I made it, I studied and then was accustomed to using and applying it. So if I will have a chance to make a presentation, I'll use Prezi with confidence.

What I felt about Tutor/Mentor Connecntion during internship, my country, Korea needs this programs. Some Korea region also suffer poverty and many children couldn't study because cost of private educational institute is so expensive, If Korean donator shows company's data and make institute like T/MC, life of children will be better.

I really appreciate Daniel Bassill to give a chance to work T/MC. It was very good experience and will compromise a large part in my life. Thank you

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 Hi, I’m Kyungryul.  Time was so fast. 6 weeks gone like the wind in Chicago.  I learned many things in Tutor/Mentor Connection. Especially, I learned the volunteer organization. Tutor/Mentor Connection has not only just volunteer, but also has a lot of information about the poverty. I was surprised about these information. I’ll try to share these, although my internship will done. The internship was very precious experience.  Everything  is good and impressed.  My best experience was the conference on June 7th. It was very good experience to my life. Because It was my first time to meet many office and company. I learned about America office culture and office communication.

I'm sad, because I will go back to Korea soon. Chicago gave me many thing and memory.

I can not forget. I hope next intern will make difference using creative works. Thank you for having a great time for Tutor/Mentor Connection internship. Thank you, Daniel.

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This is my final version of third presentation. I made a Prezi introducing some previous interns' works. I worked with KyungRyul, co-worker intern in Tutor/Mentor Connection.

Ending by this presentation, my internship is over. Thank you Dan for guiding me about many things!

If you want to see, Click here

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Interns make a difference!

Hi, I'm Kyungryul Kim from South Korea. I'm an internship with Tutor/Mentor Connection in Chicago. This is my last video as the intern. This is the Introduction of the past Intern projects. Many interns were be together with T/MC,and will be together in the future. they will try to make a difference. 

To me, this internship was a very precious experience. Sincerely , Thank you, Daniel!

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