Monthly Archives: July 2013

Mentor – Special Word for Children of Prisoners

The Origin of “Mentor”:  Special Meaning for the Children of Prisoners It’s not a melodic sound, whether you pronounce it men-tore or something like “menner”.  But there is beauty in the story of the term that we use to describe … Continue reading

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Risk and Protective Factors

Greetings from Portland, Oregon! This week I’m attending the Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring at Portland State University.  Professional development for those of us working in the field of youth mentoring is mainly available only by the written word.  The … Continue reading

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Of Puppets, Prison and Sesame Street

Seedling Foundation was contacted by Sesame Street to help to distribute their newly developed materials designed to help children coping with the tragedy of their parents’ incarceration.   The following is a very touching piece from the Huffington Post that … Continue reading

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