eye-3-yellow-3d-2-new-logo philly_kyw_new philly_94wip_new 35h_cbssportsrad_philly philly_wpht_new

Mentoring

(Montco DA Risa Ferman, far left, county chief public defender Keir Bradford-Grey, far right, and county commissioners listen as mentor Kirk Berry describes his experiences as a Big Brother mentor.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Montco Officials Hope Mentoring Can Break Cycle of Juvenile Crime

Officials say nearly three thousand children between the ages of 10 and 15 entered the juvenile justice system in the county last year. They say that one in five will return to the system within one year.

06/24/2014

(credit: CBS3)

Brotherly Love: ‘Bigs’ Make A Difference With Philadelphia Area Youth

For many at-risk children in the Philadelphia area, a mentor can play a huge role, and the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern Pennsylvania are doing their part to help.

07/16/2013

(Susan L. Taylor with Camille and Candice Holt (Students from Abington High School) Credit: Evon Burton)

National Mentoring Movement Puts Down Roots In Philadelphia

While the organization has worked in the greater Philadelphia area in the past, this week the movement spread to Philadelphia with the launch of Southeastern Pennsylvania Cares.

07/13/2013

(credit: CBS3)

Brotherly Love: ‘Bigs’ Make A Difference With Philadelphia Area Youth

For many at-risk children in the Philadelphia area, a mentor can play a huge role, and the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern Pennsylvania are doing their part to help.

04/30/2013

SchoolBus

Wrestling Beats The Streets

Brett and Clint Matter, “gave back to a sport and city that gave them so much.” Donating mats and uniforms, they began a non-profit organization, Beat the Streets, combining wrestling with tutoring and mentoring. Today there are more than 900 kids participating in the program.

01/16/2013

(Credit: PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/GettyImages)

University Faculty Mentors Science Students Online

Some prominent universities – MIT, Princeton, Harvard, Stanford, among them — recruited faculty volunteers for six-weeks of mentoring students online.

10/01/2012

(credit:  William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Initiatives To Improve Low College Retention Rates

Money problems, trouble with academics and lack of direction are among reasons for low college retention rates. There are widespread initiatives to address the problem.

10/04/2011

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 31,246 other followers