Mentoring

March 2019

NLC Staff Members Graduate from Metropolitan Peace Academy

By |2019-03-05T00:16:41+00:00March 13th, 2019|Mentoring, Partnerships|

NLC staff members, Andre and Victoria, were part of the Metropolitan Peace Academy, a citywide Training academy for street outreach workers, in partnership with Metropolitan Family Services and Communities Partnering for Peace.  This 144 hour training focuses on the field of street outreach and how to become a better outreach worker.  Andre and Victoria worked […]

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NLC Youth On Stage with Obama at MBK Rising

By |2019-03-05T00:07:32+00:00March 7th, 2019|Mentoring, Partnerships|

New Life Centers was chosen as a seed grant winner with the Obama Foundation’s My Brothers Keeper Initiative.  Last week we headed to Oakland for MBK Rising, a national summit for young men of color and organizations serving them across the US.  It was an energizing time where Matt DeMateo, our Executive Director, […]

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February 2019

Breaking Down Chicago Neighborhood Barriers

By |2019-02-27T18:38:47+00:00February 27th, 2019|Humboldt Park, Little Village, Mentoring|

Mentors from Humboldt Park and Little Village collaborated to bring youth from both neighborhoods together. Youth that normally do not venture out of their neighborhood were able to interact with other youth that are the same age as them but from a different cultural background. They were able to share a meal together, get to […]

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Helping youth think outside “the box” for career options

By |2019-02-15T19:21:56+00:00February 15th, 2019|Education, Humboldt Park, In-School Mentoring, Mentoring, Programs|

Youth in the mentoring program at Piccolo Elementary explored different career paths by filling out a career cluster survey. Prior to this activity, they were all certain on what they would be when they grow up. Some wanted to be professional athletes or dancers and one in particular wanted to be a professional gamer. Demarion […]

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January 2019

December 2018

November 2018

Volunteer Mentors Shown Appreciation for Their Hard Work

By |2018-11-27T15:24:29+00:00November 27th, 2018|Mentoring, New Life Works Multisite, Volunteer Mentoring|

All the volunteer mentors gathered for an Appreciation Thanksgiving meal. We ate and handed out raffle prizes. Each mentor received a gift card as a token of appreciation from New Life Centers for all their hard work with their mentees.

There was a panel discussion by some of our most seasoned staff mentors. It was a […]

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October 2018

Look For Our Arise Creations Booth at CCDA Conference!

By |2018-10-17T20:36:29+00:00October 19th, 2018|Arise Creations, Humboldt Park, Location, Mentoring, Programs|

The Arise Creation’s middle and high school girls will host a booth this year at the CCDA Conference in Chicago. The girls have been working hard to reach their goals both as individuals and as a team. Each day they are learning what it means to be rooted in God’s truth, […]

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August 2018