Tag Archives: children with a parent in prison

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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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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Mentoring and Mother’s Day

This year, Hour Children, Inc., a nonprofit in Long Island City, New York, ran a series of videos that were heartfelt letters from children challenged by parental incarceration to their mothers in prison. They plan to run a similar series on … 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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