Category Archives: Site-Based Mentoring

Austin’s Fab Five 2017- Celebrating 5 Heroes for Children

Each year Seedling honors five outstanding advocates for children in the Austin area. Some have been involved with the Seedling Mentoring Program personally, but others have contributed to the welfare of children in Austin in a different, but impactful way. … Continue reading

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Reflections in Mentoring

It’s the season for New Year’s Resolutions, and all the advice tells us to reflect, to think about where you’ve been and where you want to go. As you think about the direction for your Seedling mentoring relationship and your … Continue reading

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Measuring Impact in Mentoring

When Seedling Mentor Program was envisioned in 2005, the program was based on research, best practices, and included metrics from the beginning. Each year, the Board of Directors approved increased resources and directed staff to take the steps needed to ensure that … Continue reading

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Cultivating Young People’s Possible Selves

Seedling Mentoring is a highly supported, research driven, school based, one-on-one mentoring program in the Central Texas area. Training and continuing education are the bedrock of what we believe in and offer to our community volunteers who are entering the lives of … Continue reading

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Father’s Day When Daddy is in Prison

This year, Google sponsored a video that was a heartfelt letter from children challenged by parental incarceration to their fathers in prison. Watch and listen, because to hear a child’s feelings is more compelling than any statistics we could share with … Continue reading

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