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Monday, August 2, 2010
Searching for Common Ground - message from Coalition for Community Schools
By tutormentor2 @ 4:34 PM :: 3035 Views :: 0 Comments :: Article Rating :: Research and Advocacy

This is a re-post of an email sent by the Coalition for Community Schools.  It's message is that education reform should included community-based as well as school based support for young people.  Together, parents, community leaders, community based organizations, educators, and students, must engage in the work of improving the lives of our nation’s youth.

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Saturday, July 10, 2010
Imagine how you'd feel if you just found 250,000 new volunteers
By tutormentor2 @ 5:02 PM :: 8397 Views :: 0 Comments :: Article Rating :: Research and Advocacy , Fund Raising Ideas, Articles about tutoring and mentoring programs, Understanding Tutor/Mentor Connection concepts

That's how I felt as I read this Civic Enterprises report, titled "Untapped Potential: Filling the Promise of Big Brothers Big Sisters and the Bigs and Littles they Represent.  If you're a current or former BIG, I encourage you to read this, and add your talent to our efforts.

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Wednesday, June 16, 2010
Impact of violence on academic performance of Black students in Chicago
By tutormentor2 @ 11:27 AM :: 8570 Views :: 0 Comments :: Article Rating :: Research and Advocacy , Articles about tutoring and mentoring programs

Research Finds that Violence and Murders Negatively Affect the Academic Performance of Black Students in Chicago. Learn how you, your church, business, or college can help youth overcome this negative influence. Read more.

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Thursday, May 6, 2010
Assets for the Good in Groups
By tutormentor2 @ 12:40 PM :: 5127 Views :: 0 Comments :: Article Rating :: Conferences and Training Opportunities, Research and Advocacy , Understanding Tutor/Mentor Connection concepts

Below is information posted at http://www.luthersnow.com/networking.html which encourages leaders to connect their networks with each other. The Tutor/Mentor Connection is already listed and Luther's web site is posted in this library as well. We're also connected in the Tutor/Mentor Connection forum at http://tutormentorconnection.ning.com .

 

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Friday, April 16, 2010
Connecting health organizations with tutor/mentor strategies
By tutormentor2 @ 5:00 PM :: 5459 Views :: 0 Comments :: Article Rating :: Conferences and Training Opportunities, Research and Advocacy , Articles about tutoring and mentoring programs

Research shows that education is one of the strongest predictors of health, so how do we connect leaders of hospitals, insurance companies and other public health businesses, with tutor/mentor programs in different neighborhoods of Chicago?

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