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Project Ready Mentor

Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Education & Literacy

Location

15 Regency Hill DriveGreenville, SC 29607 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Urban League Project Ready is a set of evidence-based standards plus practical tools specially designed for the purpose of getting African American, Latinx, other urban youth ready for college, work, and life. It helps 6th -12th-grade students in Greenville, Greenwood, & Spartanburg make academic progress, benefit from cultural enrichment opportunities and develop important skills, attitudes, and aptitudes that will aid in their transition from high school and position them for post-secondary success.

Participants receive academic, social, and cultural supports and opportunities designed to develop "readiness": having the information and perspective necessary for success without needing remediation in college or career.

Description

Complete mentor application
Interest Survey
Background check
Interviewed by UL Staff
Mentor Central/ Online Training
Match Day (meet student and family)
Five hours of face to face time
Complete mentor/mentee log after each meeting
Consistent encouragement/Trust and dedication

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