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Cultivating Young People’s Possible Selves

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

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A Mentoring Story – Tucker & Kevin

Sometimes we’re led to believe that people in far away communities need the most help, that a dollar here or there will benefit someone today and that giving money is the ultimate sacrifice. While every nonprofit needs funding to function, … Continue reading

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Heart Health and Incarceration of a Parent

Heart-related disease kills thousands of people each year, and generally appears prominently as the number one fatal condition in America, particularly for men. Many risk factors are known, but a recent study by researchers at Virginia Tech College of Science … Continue reading

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Why Does My Mentee Act That Way?

Insights Into Why Children of Incarcerated Parents May Act Out… Seedling mentors serve as positive adult role models for children whose parents are incarcerated. And, while Seedling mentors are not mental health counselors, it is helpful to know and understand … Continue reading

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Is Your Mentee an E or an I?

Think about your own preferences and reactions when you’re in a group of your peers. Do you find that being in the group gives you energy? Or do you find that being in a group zaps your energy after a … Continue reading

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