Friday, February 14, 2014

Mentoring Partnership helping to improve children’s lives throughout the area

New Britain Herald (New Britain, CT) February 12, 2014

"Mentors and thousands of other volunteers statewide help improve children’s lives. Still, mentors are desperately needed in Connecticut, according to the Connecticut Mentoring Partnership, a Governor’s Prevention Partnership initiative.
CMP, along with mentoring programs across the state, is working to recruit mentors and spread the word about why mentoring is so important to the well-being of a child in need.
'As the statewide leader for youth mentoring, the goal of the partnership is to improve the quality and quantity of mentoring relationships,' said Jill Spineti, GPP’s president and CEO.
Based on analysis of census and school data, 'we estimate that over 3,000 young people in New Britain could benefit from having a mentor,' Spineti said." Read More

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