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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. The Listening Session brought together … 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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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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Seedling 2016 Angels & Advocates Award to Leroy Nellis

Each year, Seedling Foundation is pleased to present the “Angels & Advocates Award” to someone who has been of significant impact on the Seedling Mentor Program. It is presented to recognize a person who has made an “extraordinary contribution, which will … Continue reading

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Why Closure is So Important in Mentoring

There are only a few weeks left in the Central Texas school year, and it is time to think about closure. As a mentor, your primary focus is getting to know the wonderful young person for whom you have created … Continue reading

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