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March 2017 Mentoring Highlight

March 2017 Mentoring Highlight

Whether it is formal or informal mentoring, research shows that the relationship has complimentary benefits. Mentors in informal relationships tend to provide encouragement to stay motivated and on the right path and help with youth development. Formal mentoring relationships, on the other hand, typically provide more academic

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10 Things To Do With School Based Mentee

10 Things To Do With School Based Mentee

Every child deserves a champion, an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection, and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be. – Rita Pierson, TEDx Education Presenter Build trust by beginning each meeting with a “get

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May 2016 News from PYO

May 2016 News from PYO

Dear PYO Community, This is what we have been up to lately: LCCU Hosting Savings Match Celebration It has been a long year for students, particularly high school seniors, working internships. But the end is now in site and as of Memorial Day weekend, students that started

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April 2016 News from PYO

April 2016 News from PYO

Dear PYO Community, Here is what has been happening: Hitting the Road for Spring Break With about 80 youth on the organization’s list, and another group of new students entering programming soon, PYO will have about 100 teens later this year. The easiest way to move around

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March 2016 News from PYO

March 2016 News from PYO

Dear PYO Community, Here is your update on what has been happening… PYO Joins ReCity Network Partners for Youth Opportunity is excited to announce a new partnership with ReCity, a new concept to Durham that aims to “create connections that catalyze the restoration of the city.” The

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February News from PYO

February News from PYO

Dear PYO Community, Let us catch you up on what we have been doing lately… Changes Coming to PYO Job Training With Durham Public Schools start and end times set to change with the start of the new school year, PYO and employment partners are looking at

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July Mentor Calendar

July Mentor Calendar

Dear Mentors, As we mentioned a few weeks ago, PYO is in summer training mode but we are still hands-on with you and your mentee. You can find a version of our July calendar here. Please check out the event at Duke Homestead State Historic Site on

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