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SHANE: A FATHER AND A MENTOR

Meet Shane, a 3-year-mentor in our Mentoring in Schools program at the Cesar Chavez school of public policy in Northeast D.C. In honor of Father’s Day, we asked Shane to share his experience as a mentor and how mentoring has influenced him as a father.

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COURAGE UNDER FIRE: STUDENT VOICES AT THE NATIONAL EDUCATION FORUM

On June 10th, two of our students from TC Williams High School were invited to speak at the National Education Forum by David Mineta, the Deputy Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP).

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A ‘MONUMENTAL’ CAREER EXPERIENCE

18 of our mentoring students from Cesar Chavez Charter School of Public Diplomacy received ‘the big league’ treatment at Monumental Sports with an Authentic Career Experience.

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YOUTH SPOTLIGHT: YONAS ARAYA

Yonas Araya is a 16-year-old student at T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, VA. He is one of the 8 students invited to the White House to offer their voices to the policy makers at the Office of National Drug Control Policy.

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CELEBRATING STUDENT ACHIEVEMENTS AND THEIR MENTORS

On May 14 we brought together our entire mentoring community including parents, teachers, friends and family to celebrate yet another year of impressive student achievements with Caesar Chavez School in North East D.C.

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A STUDENT IS WAITING FOR YOU: BECOME A MENTOR TODAY

There are high school students all across the greater Washington D.C. area that need caring adults guiding them through school and helping them reach their goals. Our mentors prepare youth for the future by caring for them today.

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AN INVITATION TO THE WHITE HOUSE

Inspired by seven seniors from T.C. Williams H.S. who performed their slam poems at our May 1st anti-drug youth rally, David Mineta, from the Office of National Drug Control Policy invited these students along with Mentor to share their poetry with the entire staff of ONDCP at the White House on May, 30th.

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SANTIAGO, FROM SHY TO CONFIDENT

Santiago was a shy, and somewhat insecure, senior at Spring Brook High School in Maryland. He was a little unsure of himself and his ideas but with the guidance of his teacher, Lynn Nelson, and the H&M drug free t-shirt slogan contest he took a chance and entered the slogan that motivated him.

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MENTOR STUDENTS PRESENT FOR ALEXANDRIA MAYOR

Our students from Phelps H.S. in D.C. and T.C. Williams H.S. in Alexandria, VA, have formed fruitful relationships with the construction and engineering company Skanska via Mentor’s Authentic Career Experience program.

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10 REASONS TO BECOME A MENTOR

We have celebrated another successful year of mentoring and have had the honor of sending our first round of graduates off to college.

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