Save our Youth Blog

SOY Mentoring: Academic Development

     Alongside emotional development, we also strive to support our mentees in their academic efforts. We know they often struggle to attend class, complete homework, or stay motivated, but we also see few other supports around them, either inside the school or elsewhere. Education is seldom their highest value, and other things, like babysitting … Continued

SOY Mentoring: Emotional Development

     One of the three pillars of our approach to mentoring is the emotional development of mentees. Though often ambiguous, difficult both to define and measure, we believe this pursuit is essential to the maturation of each child. The result, we hope, is the ability to regulate emotions, solve problems, interact appropriately, set and … Continued