Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Gov. Malloy Celebrates Contributions of Mentors

Norwalk's HamletHub (New Haven, CT) January 11, 2014

"Governor Dannel P. Malloy, joined by state and local officials, students and volunteers, today kicked off Mentoring Month at Truman School by honoring the contributions of individuals who volunteer as mentors to improve the lives of children across Connecticut.
'We are grateful for the 21,000 citizens who provide a support system to the young people in our state who are in need of a positive adult role model,' said Governor Malloy. 'Although we have invested hundreds of millions in our public education system to narrow the achievement gap, we still see a need for more adults to take active roles in children’s lives – we know that youth who have ongoing relationships with caring adults are more likely to succeed in school and less likely to end up in the criminal justice system.'" Read More

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