Category Archives: Seedling Mentees Speak Out

Mentees Speak Out – What the Young People Say

During a two-day Listening Session with youth affected by parental incarceration that was held in Washington DC, the group helped develop a Tip Sheet for Service Providers Working with Children and Families of the incarcerated.

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Is This Your Year to be Epic? Mentor with Seedling

School has begun, and our Mentors are pairing up again with their young friends in Austin’s public schools. Some are continuing a friendship that has grown over years, and some are beginning a brand new relationship, but they all have … Continue reading

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Zaira’s Story – A Mentee’s Journey

This year, at the Seedling Foundation Annual Mentor Appreciation Luncheon, our keynote speaker was one of our own. Zaira Garcia joined the Seedling Mentor Program when it began, and was one of the first 8th grade Seedling College Scholarship winners … Continue reading

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Letter From Christina at College

Seedling College Scholarship winner, Christina, sends a message! Christina won her scholarship at the end of the her 8th grade year, and entered high school as a scholarship recipient and a student with college in her future. Mentoring makes a difference! Continue reading

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