It's National Mentoring Month. Thanks to everyone who mentors, you are making a real difference in individuals lives! Here are ways you can you make a difference this month or take action to become a mentor:
Maria Machado works with a community much in need of mentors. She serves as part of the Mentoring Children of Incarcerated Parents, which is a site-based mentoring program designed to build the academic confidence and social skills of children ages 8–16 whose parents are incarcerated or formerly incarcerated. Often these young people feel ashamed and are in need of a caring adult to support them.