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Boys to Men is My Family

With so many young men going through our program each year, Boys to Men has an abundance of success stories to share. One teenage boy we are especially proud of is 17-year old Louis Castrejon, who has been involved in Boys to Men Mentoring for more than three years now. Louis was introduced to Boys to Men at a continuation program in an after-school group at Gateway Middle School. In his own words, Louis said, “Without Boys to Men I …

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KUSI.com – KUSI News – San Diego CA – News, Weather, PPR Boys to Men: mentor program for San Diego youth Posted: Aug 19, 2014 7:57 PM PDT Updated: Aug 19, 2014 7:58 PM PDT By Kristen Cusato – email In his comments about the shooting in Ferguson this week, President Obama said “too many young men of color are left behind and seen as objects of fear.” The president is pushing for more programs to change that perception and …

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LOCAL NON PROFIT ORGANIZATION ALREADY FULFILLING OBAMA’S NEW INITIATIVE ‘MY BROTHER’S KEEPER’ Legendary Surfer Shaun Tomson Joins 100 Wave Challenge to Raise Awareness and Funds for Fatherless Teenage Boys San Diego, Calif. – In the midst of President Obama’s ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ initiative – aimed at helping young men and boys of color facing tough odds reach their full potential – San Diego-based Boys to Men Mentoring Network has been mentoring fatherless teens of all races for nearly 20 years, …

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Linda Marks: Even A Supermom Can’t Take the Place of A Dad | Over My Shoulder Foundation

Linda Marks: Even A Supermom Can’t Take the Place of A Dad One of the hallmarks of this American culture is self-reliance. Messages about doing it all on our own, and being strong and tough and persevering abound, not only for men, but also for women. When a woman finds herself in the position of being a single mom raising a son on her own, most people look the other way and tell her to just carry on. Young boys …

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USD Case Study Highlights the Impact of Boys to Men

Purpose of Project Because at-risk youth are more likely to experience failure in school or drop out, schools continue to look for effective interventions for school-related problems affecting at-risk youth. Proponents of mentoring programs hypothesize that mentoring programs could be part of the answer to these problems; however, little research has been conducted evaluating the effectiveness of mentoring programs collaborating with schools. The BTM/middle school collaboration offers a great opportunity to investigate the relationship between mentoring and school counseling. Significance …

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