Posts Tagged "Mentoring Program"

Hathaway-Sycamores Bids Farewell to “El Mentor”

Posted by on Feb 23, 2018 in News | 1 comment

Hathaway-Sycamores Bids Farewell to “El Mentor”

Earlier this month staff members at our Highland Park Family Resource Center bid a fond farewell to Richard A. Ledesma Sr. Affectionately known as “El Mentor,” Ledesma worked as the Mentoring Program Coordinator at the agency for the last 15 years. That wasn’t the original plan. Ledesma was a retired LAPD Officer whose wife, Elvia, was looking forward to spending more time with him and having him available to fix things around the house. An engaged member of the Highland Park community for 40...

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National Mentoring Month

Posted by on Jan 5, 2017 in Featured Slider, News | 0 comments

National Mentoring Month

Change a Life – Mentor a Youth in Need   January is National Mentoring Month, the perfect time to give a child or teen hope for a happy future by becoming a mentor. Many of the youth at our residential campus have never had someone they could count on. Through our Mentoring Program, some of the boys have been able to create life changing relationships, a wonderful experience for both mentors and mentees. The commitment to the relationship between a mentor and mentee can’t be taken...

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Make a Lasting Impact: Be a Mentor

Posted by on Jan 7, 2016 in Featured Slider, News | 0 comments

Make a Lasting Impact: Be a Mentor

Make 2016 a Truly Meaningful Year — Mentor a Youth in Need While losing weight or ditching bad habits are admirable New Year’s resolutions, they unquestionably are trumped by a resolution to: Give a child or teen hope for a happy future by becoming a mentor. January is National Mentoring Month – an opportune time to step up and step into the life of a struggling youth served by Hathaway-Sycamores. That’s precisely what Gary Moody did in 2015, and – in the year since – he and his now...

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Make a Difference, Be a Mentor

Posted by on Jan 13, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Make a Difference, Be a Mentor

Hathaway-Sycamores has mentoring opportunities available at both our Family Resource Center in Highland Park and a newly added program at our El Nido residential campus in Altadena. The FRC program in Highland Park serves at-risk youth, ages 8 to 17 years, who are often dealing with family instability, self-esteem issues and poor school performance. The program is a one-on-one partnership that matches up an adult volunteer mentor with a mentee. At the Family Resource Center our mentee/partners...

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