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More than 2000 links are organized into 25 categories.  Browse the categories and sub categories to find links to web sites with information you can use to build and sustain strong organizations helping youth move through school and into jobs and careers.  Some of the links point to older pages on some web sites. Click to the "home" page to find the most current information being shared. Look for social media links and connect with these organizations in social media. Look for the resource pages and visit sites that these organizations point to. This is a huge resource and it keeps growing. As you get to know what's here, by frequent visits,  it will grow in its value to you.

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A Full List of Awards and Recognition of Daniel Bassill and Tutor/Mentor Connection
This is a list of awards and recognition Dan Bassill received for work with volunteer based tutor/mentor programs and the Tutor/Mentor Connection since the mid 1970s. In 2011 the two parts of this organization split and the Tutor/Mentor Connection is now supported through the Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC, led by Dan Bassill.

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Associated College 2004 Shining Example of Liberal Arts for Leadership Award
Daniel F. Bassill, a 1968 graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University, was named a 2004 Shining Example of Liberal Arts for Leadership by the Associated Colleges of Illinois (ACI). Bassill was honored for his commitment to helping low-income youth beat the odds to finish high school and go on to college.

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Cabrini-Green Housing Projects
Dan Bassill, the leader of the Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and the Tutor/Mentor Connection, has been involved with youth living in the Cabrini Green area since 1973 when he joined a tutoring program that had been started by employees of the Montgomery Ward corporate headquarters in Chicago in 1965.  This wikipedia page provides a good amount of information about the Cabrini Green Public Housing Projects in Chicago.

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Giraffe Hero - Dan Bassill, Founder of Tutor/Mentor Connection
The Giraffe Project recognized people around the world for "sticking their necks out" to solve local and world problems Dan Bassill was nominated in 1997. Through this web site the Giraffe Project draws attention to their Giraffes just as T/MC does to various tutor/mentor programs in Chicago. We're proud to be a part of this.

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