Mentoring'S ARCHIVE

  • It’s National Mentoring Month! Little Lights recently became a recognized partner with MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership and has since joined in to celebrate the past 15 years of National Mentoring Month, a national campaign that advocates the importance of quality mentoring programs and works to recruit volunteer mentors.  Now our Mentoring Program is directly accessible […]

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  • Building Relationship Deniesha King, a 6th grader at the Hopkins Center met her mentor, Grace, through the Little Lights Mentoring Program. Over the past year, Deniesha and Grace’s mentor-mentee relationship has blossomed over time spent on trips to the circus and Sunday morning church services. Over Deniesha’s spring break, the two journeyed to the Ringling […]

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  • “Life After High School” At Little Lights, we work with students from Pre-K through 8th grade, as well as teens who serve as tutors and summer interns. As they grow up in our programs, they receive encouragement and support from our staff and community. But what happens when they approach life after high school? This […]

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  • With Thanksgiving only a couple of weeks away, it’s a good time of year to reflect on what we are thankful for. We are grateful for many things at Little Lights – especially our wonderful, dedicated mentors! Our mentors come together each month to share stories and updates on their relationships with their mentees. They […]

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  • It’s wonderful to see what students can learn and achieve over the course of just one school year. Trevon, a 6th grader at Northeast Academy, received two awards this year for his outstanding effort and improvement in Math. In addition to his awards, his hard work also earned him a spot on the honor roll! […]

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