Thursday, April 9, 2015

“Gang” Of Mentoring Men Scores

The New Haven Independent, April 6, 2015

"Jayson Frasier wasn’t talking. Asked questions, he responded with one-word, nonchalant answers. Montrel Morrison pulled him aside—and schooled him on how to speak with adults.

It was a low-stakes encounter: an interview with a reporter.

It was a high-stakes subject: How to help foundering teens find direction with the help of a responsible adult.

Morrison, who is 23, plays that role for Frasier. The interview offered an example of how he does that.

He and Frasier were being interviewed about winning a $10,000 grant for their mentoring organization Gang of Dads. The pair submitted the winning video to First Niagara’s video contest called “Mentor Stories” to highlight quality mentoring programs in Connecticut, beating out almost 100 other mentoring groups statewide." Read More.

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