S.T.A.R. Mentor Program
Every generation is shaped by the social, political, and economic events of the time. Today’s youth are no different however they are the first generation whose lives are saturated by social media and mobile technology. As a result, they often face new challenges.
The goal of the S.T.A.R. Mentor Program is to arm teens with information and tools and to provide them a safe environment to practice using those tools. The program combines the life-skill workshops of the S.T.A.R. Program with mentorship. Mentees and mentors meet monthly for a fun activity that reinforces workshop topics and other relevant topics. The program also includes field trips to colleges, job sites and more.
some common problems faced by teens today are usually related to:
- Self-Esteem & Body Image
- Cyber Addiction
- Drinking & Smoking
- Teen Pregnancy
- Underage Sex
According to youth.gov, some of the positive effects on mentees are:
Improved behavior, both at school and at home
Healthier relationships and lifestyle choices
Stronger relationships with parents, teachers and peers
Decreased likelihood of initiating drug and alcohol use
Become a Mentor Today and Turn Caring Into Doing!