FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Catalyzing Pathways: Youth Mentorship Evolution Beyond the Pandemic Event Set to Empower Youth and Communities
GREENSBORO, NC – The SHIELD Mentor Program is thrilled to announce an upcoming event that promises to be a game-changer for young people in our community. This event is made possible through the generous support of the National Partnership for Student Success (NPSS).
The SHIELD Mentor Program, in collaboration with NPSS, is dedicated to empowering young individuals to achieve their highest potential. With the backing of NPSS, we are excited to host an event that will create a lasting impact on our community.
Event Title: Catalyzing Pathways: Youth Mentorship Evolution Beyond the Pandemic
Date: Saturday, October 28, 2023
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM EST
Venue: Transform GSO
Address: 111 Bain St, Greensboro, NC 27406
The event will bring together a diverse group of stakeholders, including mentors, youth service providers, parents, young people, school leaders, local government agencies, non-profit organizations, colleges and universities, and community leaders. Together, we will explore innovative strategies, share impactful stories, and chart a course for mentorship that empowers today's youth to thrive tomorrow.
"The support from NPSS is instrumental in making this event a reality," said Precious McKoy, Founder/Executive Director at the SHIELD Mentor Program. "We are excited to collaborate with NPSS to address the evolving needs of our youth and the critical role of mentorship in their lives."
Attendees can look forward to dynamic keynote addresses, compelling panel discussions, targeted breakout sessions, and a collaborative action planning segment. The event aims to equip attendees with valuable insights and inspiration, enabling them to create mentorship programs that truly make a difference.
For more information about the "Catalyzing Pathways: Youth Mentorship Evolution Beyond the Pandemic" event and to register, please visit www.shieldmentor.org.
About the SHIELD Mentor Program:
The SHIELD Mentor Program is a 501(C)3 nonprofit organization founded in January 2008. Our mission is to Strengthen, Help, Inspire, and Encourage Leadership Development by delivering structured mentoring activities and programs for young people. Through our innovative approach, we empower youth to overcome limitations and achieve their highest potential. For more information, visit www.shieldmentor.org.
The NPSS is a research-based, locally-driven public-private partnership between the Department, AmeriCorps, and the Everyone Graduates Center at Johns Hopkins University that helps schools, districts, nonprofits, and State and local governments create, expand, and improve evidence-based programs that support the academic recovery, mental health, and overall well-being of students. It specifically supports increasing the number of tutors, mentors, student success coaches, postsecondary transition coaches, and wraparound/integrated student support coordinators providing research-based supports to students that promote their academic recovery and overall well-being.