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Day 58 Good Everyday Michigan

We’re in the Motor City today! In case you didn’t know that’s Detroit. I did a Bing search for youth serving organizations in Michigan. Many groups came up in the search, however, some stipulated that I give a  minimum of $10. While I can understand the rationale behind controlled giving. I don’t think it’s the best way to manage donor relations.

There must be better ways to facilitate the process of giving.

GOOD Everyday Michigan from Dewitt Robinson on Vimeo.

One of the programs I really like is their Peer Mentoring Program:

The Peer Mentor Program establishes positive peer-to-peer and intergenerational mentoring relationships by engaging school administrators, teachers, student families, Adult Coaches, certified peer achievers; and at-risk 8th graders in a community-wide response to eliminate violence and self defeating attitudes that keep students from successful graduation.
In this process, achieving 10th and 11th graders, who have graduated from Life Directions’ Peer Motivation Program, are trained as Peer Mentors. After school they mentor 8th graders from nearby grammar schools to prepare them for a positive transition to high school. Peer Mentors receive support, encouragement and guidance from trained Adult Coaches recruited from neighborhood and business communities. Together they form a “pyramid of support” that advances the academic and social achievement of the Peer Mentors and their 8th Grade Mentees.
 For more information about Life Directions click here.

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