Changing Lives with Mentoring - 5:12
with Rich Howard the Executive Director for Big Brothers Big Sisters Michigan Capital Region
Posted Jun 02, 2017
When children and teens have the influence of a caring adult, they are more likely to avoid risky behaviors. Today's youth face a variety of challenges. When youth are matched with a mentor, they can help them navigate these challenges while reaching their potential. Big Brothers Big Sister Michigan Capital Region is changing perspectives and changing lives. The 2016 Big Brothers Big Sisters Michigan Capital Region Youth Outcome Survey Report found 96% maintained or improved in social acceptance. 86% maintained for improved in educational expectations. 96% maintained or improved in attitudes toward risky behaviors. Visit Big Brothers Big Sisters Michigan Capital Region on the web and facebook. Interview recorded on May 25th, 2017. Hosted by Laurel Hess.
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