Does your Mayor show a "master plan" to help youth born today be in jobs and careers in 25 years? Does the plan include maps and strategies to mobilize and distribute talent and operating dollars into every neighborhood with high poverty?
This web site supports the on-going process of research and learning needed to build and sustain better support systems helping kids move through school and into 21st century careers.
Tutor/Mentor Institute YouTube Channel
Visit this Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC YouTube channelto see videos where we explain our ideas and talk about how mentoring transforms the lives of volunteers and youth who become part of well-organized, long-term tutor/mentor programs.
Volunteers as Leaders
Does your volunteer-support strategy combine service with learning? Does it intend to convert tutors and mentors into leaders and capacity builders. This video is a recording of a flash animation created by University of Michigan Grad student to explain sthis concept. Play the flash animation at this link: http://www.tutormentorexchange.net/images/flash/vol_leadership.swf
Tutor/Mentor Leadership and Networking Conference
Join the Networking!
Tutor/Mentor Leadership and Networking Conferences have been held in Chicago every six months since May 1994. The goal is to bring people together to network and share ideas, while increasing visibility and the flow of needed operating resources to all of the tutor/mentor programs in Chicago.
The next conference will be Friday, Nov. 7 at the Metcalfe Federal Building, 77 W. Jackson, Chicago. Ill. .
Essays in this section are roles leaders in business, religion, health care, universities and politics might take to support the growth of volunteer-based tutor/mentor programs in all high poverty areas.