Monday, September 24, 2012

New Haven mentoring program 'blends' well for girls

New Haven Register (New Haven, CT) September 23, 2012

"When Jeanette Sykes developed The Perfect Blend mentoring program for girls and women five years ago, her vision was of generations learning from one another.
Now the vision is reality.
The growing program has a perfect blend of accomplished community members, high school girls, college women and, most recently, middle school girls helping one another.
Brianna Blunt, 18, a student at Parson’s School of Design in New York City, said mentoring middle school students was a wonderful experience. In a workshop on body images, for instance, the main message was to accept yourself and don’t expect to look like Beyonce." Read More

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