mentoring

November 2019

Running Forward Runs Little Village

By |2019-11-14T17:13:13+00:00November 5th, 2019|Little Village, Sports, Location, Running Forward, Uncategorized|

Running Forward is a group for young men and women who are striving to meet their goals on and off the track. They meet 2-3 times a week to train together and empower one another.

This year, Running Forward has had 10 young men regularly running together. Ru

Comments Off on Running Forward Runs Little Village

October 2019

Honoring Jorque Roque’s 26 Years of Mentoring

By |2019-10-11T19:50:29+00:00October 11th, 2019|Mentoring|

In Honor of Jorge Roque’s 26 years of mentoring, advocacy, pastoral care and gang intervention, he was recognized with the Robert Clemente Award for Community Service! Even before Jorge started working as a mentor with New Life Centers, he was mentoring young people in the community and has impacted other mentors, leaders, neighbors, and organizations […]
Comments Off on Honoring Jorque Roque’s 26 Years of Mentoring

September 2019

Volunteer Mentors Learning About Trauma-Informed Mentoring

By |2019-09-30T16:18:41+00:00September 30th, 2019|New Life Works Multisite, Mentoring, Volunteer Mentoring, Programs, Partnerships, Uncategorized|

All of the NLC volunteer mentors from Midway, Little Village and Humboldt Park gathered together for dinner and a trauma training. The goal of the training, which was led by one of our RJ Hubs partners from Adler University, was to help the mentors effectively care for and walk alongside their mentees who may be […]

Comments Off on Volunteer Mentors Learning About Trauma-Informed Mentoring

August 2019

Riding Horses & Conquering Fears All In a Day’s Work of Mentoring

By |2019-08-23T19:34:51+00:00August 23rd, 2019|New Life Works Multisite, Mentoring, Volunteer Mentoring, Programs|

Our volunteer mentors took their mentees horseback riding! Many of our mentees and some mentors had never been on a horse before so they were pretty nervous. Despite their fears, they got on the horses and did a great job! We all rode through some beautiful trails in the Cook County Forest Preserves near Palos […]

Comments Off on Riding Horses & Conquering Fears All In a Day’s Work of Mentoring

February 2019

Breaking Down Chicago Neighborhood Barriers

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

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 […]

Comments Off on Breaking Down Chicago Neighborhood Barriers

January 2019

August 2018

May 2018

Urban Life Skills Receives Award for Innovation in Mentoring

By |2018-05-21T15:34:53+00:00May 21st, 2018|Mentoring, Urban Life Skills, Programs|

 

On May 18th New Life Centers was recognized by Mentor Illinois with the 2018 Innovation in Mentoring Award. This was given for all the mentoring innovations we have implemented in the Urban Life Skills  Program. Thanks to our staff for all their hard work!

Comments Off on Urban Life Skills Receives Award for Innovation in Mentoring

April 2018

Celebrating Our Volunteer Mentors

By |2018-04-30T17:20:43+00:00April 30th, 2018|Mentoring|

We are very thankful for all the volunteers that play a role at New Life Centers.  Volunteers are key to the work that is done.  Their faithfulness was celebrated at our annual Volunteer Spring Brunch, earlier this month.

Our volunteers serve in a variety of capacities from tutors, program support, sport referees, to volunteer mentors.
They each […]

Comments Off on Celebrating Our Volunteer Mentors