We spend quite a bit of time trying to help our mentors understand where mentees are coming from. We interview them and gauge their interests so that we can pair them up with people that have common interests and life experiences. —Manon, mentor match coordinator for homeless prevention at Trusted MentorsRead More.
There’s a lot of kids out here that are lost. They have nowhere to go. They have nobody. For me to have just one parent in my life, I’m blessed for that. Those kids that don’t have any, they have nobody, they start to do drugs and turn to crimes, and start to become a […]Read More.
I started to get into theatre in high school. I began doing makeup but eventually got into the stage crew. It was a bunch of men building the sets. I thought to myself, “I think I can do that.” I wanted to prove the stereotype wrong. I would say that the IRT is a female […]Read More.
One of our neighbor organizations puts on a program called “together today.” The program is designed to help end isolation with seniors. A lot of our residents have the opportunity to participate in the program. In attending those program sessions, I’ve had a chance to meet the residents. To see how they’re thriving—and how much […]Read More.