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Seedling Mentoring: A Prescription for Success

What do we do? As Seedling mentors, we are a consistent (we show up each week), supportive (we are that trusted listener, a sounding board for that student) presence of an adult friend. We are this person, this source of … Continue reading

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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.

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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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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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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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