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Children of prisoners, ages 4 - 15 need mentors.
Youth and children are in dire need of mentors for guidance and nurturing to help stop the cycle of incarceration in their families.
Without a caring adult, mentor and role model, in their lives, these children are five times more likely to go to prison.
Assist youth in making positive choices,
Explore careers and higher education,
Improve youth's grades,
Assist youth's in setting goals for the future,
See new things and places, and have fun!
Be a positive role model and friend
Mentoring boys and girls is a wonderful opportunity to give back to the community
What Can you Do?
Connect with a deserving child to help them see their potential,
Be a role model and friend,
Take part in a community to raise the children, where we each have a role.
How does it work?
Mentors spend minimum of 8 hours per month together
Focus on schoolwork
Go to movies
Sporting events or museums
Simply talk and be a trusted friend
As a mentor, you have the opportunity to help a child see a whole new world and way of life.
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Be A Mentor, Inc. has been positively interacting with at-risk and academically low performing youth since its founding in 1992 and continues to connect youth with dedicated volunteer adults throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. We provide a direct mentoring service to at-risk youth (such as those in foster care; with incarcerated parents; susceptible to gang participation, drug/alcohol abuse or teen parenting; homeless/in transition or academically struggling).