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This is one of many illustrated essays created to support thinking of leaders who want to help inner city youth move more successfully from first grade to first job.

This is one of many illustrated essays created to support thinking of leaders who want to help inner city youth move more successfully from first grade to first job.

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Networking for purpose - Bringing People Together to Help Inner City Youth Networking for purpose - Bringing People Together to Help Inner City Youth Presentation Transcript

  • Helping Inner-City Youth from Birth to Work: A Networking Strategy Pg 1 Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC Tutor/Mentor Connection, Merchandise Mart PO Box 3303, Chicago, Il 60654 tutormentor2@earthlink.net http://www.tutormentorexchange.net http://www.tutormentorconnection.org Creating a Network of Purpose:
  • Supporting Collective Action As you follow this presentation, review articles on “creating a shared vision” and “collective impact” available at * Stanford Social Innovation Review www.ssireview.org/articles/entry/collective_impact/ * DKR Consulting http://fsg.org/KnowledgeExchange.aspx Pg. 2Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • “Monique left for Howard University last week, where she has a FULL RIDE SCHOLARSHIP.” Message from Joey Molenda who was Monique’s tutor/mentor for six years. “Maurice has his GED and now works in construction...” thanks to Mike Mazucca who has been part of his life for more than 10 years, and to Tom Li, another CC volunteer who helped set up a job interview for Maurice at a company where he now works. “Cabrini Connections played a major role in my life during my high school years.” Marquita Hall (l) 2004 college graduate; with sister, Alicia Hall, who attends Northeastern Illinois University. The goal of the Tutor/Mentor Connection (T/MC)* is to connect inner city K-12 youth with adults who will act as tutors, mentors, coaches, advocates and friends in structured programs that encourages many of these adults to stay involved in the lives of kids for many years. The long term goal is that these youth finish high school and that our volunteers help open doors to advanced learning, jobs and careers. In such programs, volunteers also must learn to take on roles of leaders, fund raisers, advocates, etc. so that programs constantly expand the resources available to them. Dan Bassill, founder of T/MC operated a volunteer- based tutor/mentor program in Chicago for more than 35 years. 520 teens and 700 volunteers have participated for 1 to 7 full years since 1993. On this page are some of our alumni. *In July 2011 the Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC was created to innovate new ways to support the T/MC in Chicago and help similar strategies grow in other cities. Pg. 3 “Isaiah graduated from Bradley University in 2001 and now works for Westwood College..” Isaiah was a keynote speaker at a 2008 Tutor/Mentor Conference in Chicago and in Nov. 2010 led a fund raising effort to help raise money to support Cabrini Connections. He’s one of more than 100 alumni connected to via Facebook. Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • We created the Tutor/Mentor Connection (T/MC) in 1993 to help volunteer-based programs like Cabrini Connections grow in every poverty neighborhood of the city and suburbs of Chicago. Chicago Using the Internet, the T/MC is now connected to organizations throughout the world, and is helping tutor/mentor programs, and citywide networks grow in Chicago and other cities. Every major city in the country has areas of high poverty. The larger the city the bigger the bureaucracy and the more isolated high poverty neighborhoods become. Through the Internet we can connect people from many cities in a network focused on expanding the social capital for youth in these neighborhoods by helping volunteer- based tutor/mentor programs grow. While we operated a single tutor/mentor program in one neighborhood... Cabrini Connections serves teens in the Cabrini-Green area of Chicago. This program was where T/MC idea originated in 1993. Tutor/Mentor Connection helps programs like Cabrini Connections grow in every poverty area of the city and suburbs Light gray areas have poverty concentrations of 20% or higher. Dark gray areas have poverty levels of 40% and above. Black dots are organizations that offer various forms of volunteer-based tutoring or mentoring Pg. 4Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • The Tutor/Mentor Connection focuses daily on one big questions: What will it take to assure that all youth born in poverty are entering careers by age 25? What does it take to make mentor-rich non-school programs available to more youth, in more places? Pg. 5Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • We know others are asking the same question…. The T/MC seeks to connect people and groups who are already spending many hours doing research and innovating ways to help kids to careers, into one on- going tutor/mentor learning network. In such a network people and organizations can share ideas, learn from others, create collaborations, and can apply new ideas and resources at any time to their own efforts to help kids in their own community. My participation in on-line forums is part of the T/MC network-building strategy. Pg. 6Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • All kids grow on the same 25 year timeline: From birth to starting a career, takes about 25 years for most kids. There are well defined stages along the way. For kids living in concentrated, inner-city poverty, there are extra challenges to reaching careers. School-Time Programs 3-5 PM Non-School Programs Pre-K K - 5th 5th - 6th 6th - 8th High School Career Track After 5 PM and Weekend Programs Pg. 7Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • Http://www.tutormentorexchange.net tutormentor2@earthlink.net • The light pink shaded areas have poverty rates of 20% and above. • Poverty rates in the dark red areas are 40% and above. • Icons on this map are schools placed on the Illinois State Warning list in November 2009. • Other icons show locations of known non-school tutoring and/or mentoring programs. • Children growing up in these neighborhoods need extra adults to help them reach careers.CHICAGO We use maps and charts to create visual understanding Pg. 8Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • These are just a few of the questions that need to be answered to to achieve this goal: How do we help good programs be in more of the places where they are needed? How do we help each program have effective, long- term leaders? How do we increase the number of volunteers from different work backgrounds who get involved, and stay involved for many years? How do we provide consistent, flexible, multi-year funding in all locations, not just a few? Pg. 9Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • How do we get individuals, and teams of people from colleges, business, media, education, arts, etc. thinking about this every day? How do we connect those who are already deliberating and discussing these questions in ways share knowledge and good ideas and encourage others to be involved? Pg. 10Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • What are the ways students in service learning programs can lead this discussion? In the following slides, I’ll show how the Tutor/Mentor Connection works. I invite you to think of what ways a team of students at high schools and/or colleges in the Chicago area, or in different cities, might provide this same form of leadership, focused on the neighborhood and community surrounding the school. As you view this, think of ways business and service organizations might support this form of youth engagement and leadership. Pg. 11Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • Tutor/Mentor Learning Network Since 1993 we have been building a Chicago area network of programs and supporters and a nationwide network of knowledge centers. We call this a Tutor/Mentor Learning Network (TMLN). We host the information we share in a Tutor/Mentor Institute library. The following slides show the steps we’ve taken to create this network. As you view these, think of the skills students might learn by taking on the role of the T/MC in their own community Pg. 12 Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • Database (see Program Locator at http://www.tutormentorprograml ocator.net Information Collection Prior to 1993, no organization was attempting to maintain a comprehensive database of non- school tutor/mentor programs. The database and web site also includes LINKS to other organizations working to help kids succeed in school and move to careers. The T/MC database and web site Program Locator now includes most tutor/mentor programs in the Chicago area, as well as lists of potential resource providers. Step 1: Build and Maintain knowledge base Pg. 13Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • What types of organizations? Who needs to be involved? Birth Career Pre School Family Industry Church Elementary School After School Programs High School College or Vocational A child Middle School Arts, Sports, Recreation Travel, Internet For most children, their Birth to Age 25 support system looks like this. Neighbors, family, and a variety of community supports model education as a path to careers, while opening doors and providing learning experiences as youth grow up. This is an informal network and it works for most kids. Mentors and Tutors Pg. 14Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • The Support System for Kids in Poverty is Different than for middle and upper income kids. Birth Career Family Industry Church After School Programs A child living in poverty Arts, Sports, Recreation Travel, Internet Youth living in neighborhoods of concentrated, segregated, inner city poverty have less of these positive learning influences . While the church is a factor, many church groups do not have a diversity of workplace volunteers, and many who do have diverse congregations, do not have strategies to mentor neighborhood children to careers. Pg. 15Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • More Negative Role Models Birth Career Family Industry Church After School Programs A child living in poverty Arts, Sports, Recreation Travel, Internet Gangs Welfare Ex Offenders Ill legal jobs Along with fewer positive influences, there are far more negative influences in communities with high concentrations of people in poverty, living on welfare, and working in illegal jobs. For many kids the most common role model is a man with a fancy car, flashy jewelry, new clothes, a wad of money, and many girl friends. All of this was earned through illegal work, such as selling drugs. For many other kids the role model is an ex-offender. Pg. 16Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • As a Result, Schools Struggle. The Prison system grows. Birth Career Pre School Family Industry Church Elementary School After School Programs High School College or Vocational A child living in poverty Middle School Arts, Sports, Recreation Travel, Internet Gangs Welfare Prison, Juvenile Homes Ex Offenders Ill legal jobs As a result youth go to school un prepared to learn and with few adult models showing the value of education for jobs and careers. Schools struggle. High School drop out rates exceed 35%. Many careers are learned while in prison or in the juvenile justice system. Few youth go to college and too few of these graduate. Pg. 17Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • Each of these boxes represent HUBS of knowledge in the TMLN Birth Career Pre School Family Industry Church Elementary School Tutoring High School College or Vocational A child living in poverty Middle School Youth Development Workforce Development Each box represents a category of people and organizations working to help youth grow up safely, succeed in school, and be prepared for 21st Century jobs and careers. By connecting them in a Learning Network, we create greater opportunities for understanding, collaboration, and capacity building in every neighborhood where kids need help. Service Learning Welfare Reform No Child Left Behind; Federal Juvenile Justice, Workforce Training Programs, etc.. Mentoring Crime prevention After School Programs Civic Engagement Volunteerism National Service Pg. 18Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • At T/MC web sites we link to organizations that represent specific areas of expertise. We call these “hubs” Volunteer Recruitment Fund Raising Tutoring info T/MC Web Site These hubs could be in different cities, or even different countries! Pg. 19Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • As HUBs link to each other more knowledge is shared... Hub Hub Hub …and greater traffic circulates to each organization in the network Pg. 20Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • Database Because the T/MC maintains a database with contact information for most tutor/mentor programs in Chicago… b) As these volunteers bond with kids, many will help build better programs, the same way that Cabrini Connections volunteers have helped build the T/MC from 1993-2011 a) The T/MC is able to lead advertising and public education efforts that recruit volunteers and donors for more than 100 other programs throughout the Chicago region. Volunteer Mobilization Step 2: Volunteer Mobilization: Advertising c) This increases the number of adults, businesses and churches that are involved. This presentation was created by a college student. View at http://www.tutormentorexchange.net /chicagoland-volunteer- recruitment/177-volunteersleaders Pg. 21Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • A successful collaboration or partnership is built on trust and mutual self-interest. The T/MC leads an annual sequence of capacity-building actions that draw more than 300 programs together for regular knowledge sharing, resource building. These actions are essential for building trust and relationships. In a big city like Chicago others may be maintaining their own database and organizing events that bring people together. Our goal is to connect people from different networks using the Internet as a meeting place. Database Volunteer Mobilization Building a network of tutor/mentor leaders Step. 3 Build network of leaders. Pg. 22Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • Building Better Understanding of Needs, Opportunities By bringing programs together on a regular basis, and by supporting this process with surveys and an Internet library of tutor/mentor information, T/MC seeks to create a better understanding of what works, who/how many are being served, where programs are needed, and what it takes to help good programs be in every place where they are needed. Database Volunteer Mobilization Building a network of tutor/mentor leaders Building Better Understanding of Needs, Opportunities Step 4: Information sharing Pg. 23Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net The graphics on the following pages are intended to create a shared vision that connects different programs, volunteers, donors and policy makers.
  • OUR GOAL: SUPPORT THE GROWTH OF TOTAL QUALITY MENTORING PROGRAMS THAT HELP INNER CITY YOUTH REACH CAREERS To SUCCEED We must recruit business leaders who will use their resources in PULLING Youth to Careers To SUCCEED We must help tutor/mentor program leaders, volunteers, schools and parents be more effective in PUSHING Youth to Careers School-Time Programs 3-5 PM Non-School Programs Pre-K K - 5th 5th - 6th 6th - 8th High School Career Track After 5 PM and Weekend Programs Pg. 24Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • SHARING RESPONSIBILITY To finish school and enter a career… …youth who participate in great K-8 programs still need support to finish high school, college and to enter careers. EXAMPLE A program serving 5th and 6th grade kids is able to do more if programs serving the SAME kids in K-5 have laid a reading/math learning/motivation foundation. School-Time Programs 3-5 PM Non-School Programs Pre-K K - 5th 5th - 6th 6th - 8th High School Career Track After 5 PM and Weekend Programs Programs serving youth in one age level, or one time frame, can do better work if the child comes to them better prepared. These are feeder programs. If kids have access to good K-5 programs they will perform better in 5th and 6th grade and high school programs. Pg. 25Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • THE GOAL IS NOT TO FINISH 6TH GRADE. IT’S TO REACH A CAREER. Agencies that help each other do more to help kids stay in school and reach careers. Instead of competing for resources, the T/MC seeks to help programs work together to increase the availability of resources for all tutor/mentor programs. School-Time Programs 3-5 PM Non-School Programs Pre-K K - 5th 5th - 6th 6th - 8th High School Career Track After 5 PM and Weekend Programs Every program serving youth on this time line needs volunteers, dollars, technology, etc. Pg. 26Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • Every youth requires a network of supports as he/she grows up. Youth in high poverty areas won’t have the same network unless efforts are made to create and sustain it for many years. Pg. 27Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • Networking Strategy As a small non profit, T/MC* does not have the advertising budgets of large corporations. Thus, it relies on an on-going networking strategy to draw people together, and to build awareness of tutoring/mentoring. * The Tutor/Mentor Institute LLC was created in 2011 in an effort to expand the ways money and partnerships are formed to support this strategy. Pg. 28Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net Student teams in dozens of schools could be taking this on-going networking leadership role. Volunteers in service organizations could do the same.
  • Using the Internet to network and learn • Blogs – like http://tutormentor.blogspot.com • Forums – like http://www.socialedge.org, http://tutormentorconnection.ning.com • Conferences– http://www.tutormentorconference.org • Online collaboration spaces like http://debategraph.org/mentoring_kids_to_careers • Social media such as LinkedIn and http://www.facebook.com/TutorMentorInstitute • At http://www.tutormentorconnection.org we’re hosting a links library, with links to organizations that we want to connect with • At www.Google.com you can search for “tutor mentor” and find the T/MC and numerous other organizations who could be invited to come together for networking, learning, collaboration This Debategraph forum can connect people from throughout the world. Pg. 29Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net Below are just a few on-line places where T/MC networks and shares ideas with others.
  • What could students do? • A team of students could build and maintain a list of local service agencies, foundations, support groups, etc. • A team of students could host this information on a web site as a resource for students and community volunteers • Student teams could lead Tutor/Mentor Connection based activities that focus on a single neighborhood, or on different cities. • Volunteers from business and service organizations could mentor youth and help them do this work as part of youth apprentice and workforce development strategies. Pg. 30Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • View work Interns have been doing since 2005 to communicate Tutor/Mentor Connection strategies. http://www.tutormentorexchange.net/definition-of-issues/ideasanimation This work is supported at http://tutormentorconnection.ning.com/group/cktmc Youth and volunteers from many different schools, companies and organizations could do similar work. Pg. 31Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • Create a Learning Network Birth Career schools family Faith groups Business Higher Ed. Health Care Community orgs Gov’t Law orgs Social Service Philanthropy & Volunteers America’s Youth People from ALL of these groups need to be involved in helping kids succeed in school and move to jobs and careers. Pg. 32Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • Connecting HUBS: A Blueprint Birth Career schools family Faith groups Business & Media Higher Ed. Health Care Community orgs; social service Gov’t Law orgs Entertainment & Sports Philanthropy & Volunteers America’s Youth AND people from each group need to be connected to each other, in an on- going learning process. Pg. 33Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • This can lead to shared efforts to increase visibility and draw more volunteers and donors to every tutor/mentor program in the Chicago area as school starts every year in Aug/Sept. Pg. 34Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • Using the map, and the database, leaders can stimulate a flow of resources to all programs, in all neighborhoods. By working as a group, T/MC helps programs generate greater impact than most programs could generate by themselves. Database Volunteer Mobilization Building a network of tutor/mentor leaders Building Better Understanding of Needs, Opportunities This is intended to draw volunteers, dollars, public attention, technology and training directly to tutor/mentor programs in every neighborhood. Without a steady flow of these resources no program can succeed. Actions that increase the flow of resources to each program Step 5: Actions that increase flow of resources Pg. 35Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • All Tutor/Mentor Programs have Common Needs * volunteers * public visibility * operating dollars * technology * training/learning * evaluation tools/staff Pg. 36Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • WE SEEK TO DRAW RESOURCE TO EVERY PROGRAM IN EVERY POVERTY NEIGHBORHOOD. The Tutor/ Mentor Connection seeks LEADERS to help raise and distribute needed resources to every tutor/mentor program in the city and suburbs of Chicago. Pg. 37Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • Using maps, databases and interactive web sites a city can help attract volunteers and donors to all neighborhoods with high poverty. Goal: Great programs and learning supports in all neighborhoods. See this at http://www.tutormentorprogramlocator.net Pg. 38Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • Each of these boxes represent INDUSTRIES who need to be involved in the TMLN Birth Career Family Support Youth Development Religion, Ethics Arts, Culture A child living in poverty Higher Education Law, Justice Students join a Tutor/Mentor Program between 1st and 12th grade. Technology Finance, Insurance Until we put names of individuals or organizations in each box, we won’t have the leadership needed to mobilize volunteers and donors who go from an industry out to all tutor/mentor programs in a big city like Chicago. Science, Engineering Retail, Wholesale Health, Wellness Hospitality, Entertainment Manufacturing Communications With the help of volunteers and structured programs, they finish high school With the help of mentors, they start jobs and careers. Pg. 39Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • A city needs people from many different sectors involved in efforts that help kids from every neighborhood move through school and into jobs. Pg. 40Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • The World’s Largest Ping Pong ball table. This shows the power each individual and organization has. Every action of the T/MC or a member of the T/MC Learning Network, causes a chain reaction that moves every other ball. Pg. 41Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • Aug/Sept Chicagoland Volunteer Recruitment Campaign November Conferences Jan. National Mentoring Month; Feb. Leadership Development May Conferences Each year the T/MC helps programs recruit volunteers in Aug/Sept. and helps programs train those volunteers and convert them into leaders as each program moves through the School year. As each program ends the year it has more people helping it build capacity and quality for the following year. By repeating this call to involvement each year for the past 12 years, we create greater public awareness of tutoring/mentoring, and greater traffic to web sites of the Tutor/Mentor Learning Network. This is an on-going, year-to-year growth process Pg. 42Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net x x x x x At different times during the year other organizations should organize events that bring people together and create visibility for non-school tutoring, mentoring groups.
  • When business, faith and political leaders use their visibility, advertising and influence to encourage people to volunteer, or donate, to a tutor/mentor program, we increase the number of volunteers and donors at every tutor/mentor program in the Chicago area. We also lower the costs for each organization to acquire these resources, and help organizations keep leaders and key staff longer. Pg. 43Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • What could students do? • A team of students could send out a monthly newsletter to other students and community leaders • A team of students could host meetings and forums to encourage networking and idea sharing, or draw volunteers and donations to programs in the area. • See work of student class at DePaul University – http://tutormentor.blogspot.com/2009/10/depaul-class-learns-about-chicago-with.html • Building leadership in HS & college student groups http://www.tutormentorexchange.net/images/PDF/tmc_leadership_startup.pdf Pg. 44Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • Better programs in more places for more age groups As a result of the previous steps, Chicago, and other major cities, begins to have more effective tutor/mentor programs serving more youth in more neighborhoods. Database Volunteer Mobilization Building a network of tutor/mentor leaders Building Better Understanding of Needs, Opportunities Actions that increase the flow of resources to each program Better programs in more places for more age groups Step 6: The result of Steps 1 to 5 Pg. 45Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • If Step 1 to 5 are happening in every poverty neighborhood, youth and families will have access to more of the help they need, better programs, and more consistent, longer-term services. This will begin to achieve the changes in school performance and career preparation that we all want: • better attendance in school • lower drop out rates • less youth violence • better academic performance • business reports better prepared workersDatabase Volunteer Mobilization Building a network of tutor/mentor leaders Building Better Understanding of Needs, Opportunities Actions that increase the flow of resources to each program Better programs in more places for more age groups More youth stay in school, are safe in non-school hours, graduate, and move to careers Step 7: The Result Pg. 46Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • This SUCCESS is not achieved in one or two years. Database Volunteer Mobilization Building a network of tutor/mentor leaders Building Better Understanding of Needs, Opportunities Actions that increase the flow of resources to each program Better programs in more places for more age groups More youth stay in school, are safe in non-school hours, graduate, and move to careers THE RESULT It will never be achieved without the work done at the base of this pyramid each year. Step 8: Long Term Commitment Pg. 47Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • At the T/MC Web Portal, discussions on building the network of tutor/mentor programs are on-going. Connect in these locations: * on Twitter - http://twitter.com/tutormentorteam * Linked in group on volunteering - http://tinyurl.com/TMC- LinkedIn-Volunteering * Tutor/Mentor Institute on Facebook - www.facebook.com/TutorMentorInstitute * Tutor/Mentor Connection forum at http://tutormentorconnection.ning.com * On Slide Share - http://www.slideshare.net/tutormentor * On Scribd.com - http://www.scribd.com/daniel-f-bassill-7291 * On Pinterest - http://pinterest.com/tutormentor/ If you host a similar forum, add your LINK to the T/MC web library. Database Volunteer Mobilization Building a network of tutor/mentor leaders Building Better Understanding of Needs, Opportunities Actions that increase the flow of resources to each program Better programs in more places for more age groups More youth stay in school, are safe in non-school hours, graduate, and move to careers THE RESULT Become part of the this network of purpose. This is T/MC Theory of Change Pg. 48Property of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and Tutor/Mentor Connection, Email for permission to use: tutormentor2@earthlink.net
  • Tutor/Mentor Connection: A Theory of Change proposed by the Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC “If this (initiative) is accepted and acted upon, it can change the way philanthropy and charities work together in America and throughout the world. It can change the future for millions of kids born into poverty each year.” --Daniel F. Bassill, President of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC and the Tutor/Mentor Connection Http://www.tutormentorexchange.net tutormentor2@earthlink.net Twitter @tutormentorteam