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Unsung Heroes Living History Project

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The guests provide oral histories and a rich repertoire of life and cultural experiences of African American veterans. Youth, ages 8-18 years old, will have opportunities to conduct veteran and family interviews, create storyboards, video and audio edit interviews; and then produce five minute video segments on Unsung Heroes Veterans to expand the UHLHP Exhibit and capture photography that documents each exhibit event. Mentors and youth will assist with also collect and frame photographs and documents? setup/breakdown and storage of exhibit components? and event planning.

Looking for individuals between the ages of 18 years old and older, who possesses the following qualities: 1) Ability and willingness to communicate what you know; 2) preparedness; 3) approach ability, availability, and the ability to listen; 4) honesty with diplomacy; 5) inquisitiveness; 6) objectivity and fairness; and 7) compassion and genuineness.


Seeking Female Volunteers: Yes

Seeking Male Volunteers: Yes

Minimum Match Commitment (in months): 6 months

Type of Mentoring: One-to-One, Group, Team, E-Mentoring, Peer

Youth Population Served: Academically At-Risk, Adjudicated/court involved, College/Post-secondary Student, First-Generation College, Foster, Residential or Kinship Care, Gang At-Risk, Gang involved, General Youth Population, Gifted/Talented/Academic Achiever, Homeless/Runaway, Incarcerated Parent, LGBTQ Youth, Low Income, Mental Health Issues, Opportunity Youth, Parent Involved in Military, Physical Disabilities/Special Care Needs, Pregnant/Parenting, Recent Immigrant/Refugee, School Drop-Out, Single-Parent Household, Special Education, Youth with Disabilities

Mentoring Program Goals: Career Exploration, Education/Academic Support, Friendship/Socialization, Healthy Behaviors, Job Placement/Performance, Reduce Recidivism

Ages of Youth Served: 8-10, 11-14, 15-18, 18-24

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About Unsung Heroes Living History Project

Location:

838 Rancho Roble Way, Sacramento, CA 95834, US

Mission Statement

The guests provide oral histories and a rich repertoire of life and cultural experiences of African American veterans. Youth, ages 8-18 years old, will have opportunities to conduct veteran and family interviews, create storyboards, video and audio edit interviews; and then produce five minute video segments on Unsung Heroes Veterans to expand the UHLHP Exhibit and capture photography that documents each exhibit event. Mentors and youth will assist with also collect and frame photographs and documents? setup/breakdown and storage of exhibit components? and event planning.

Description

Looking for individuals between the ages of 18 years old and older, who possesses the following qualities: 1) Ability and willingness to communicate what you know; 2) preparedness; 3) approach ability, availability, and the ability to listen; 4) honesty with diplomacy; 5) inquisitiveness; 6) objectivity and fairness; and 7) compassion and genuineness.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Sacramento, CA 95834

(38.6418,-121.52558)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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