Youth Mentoring@100%: How we ensure all county residents can access youth mentorship programs
Special Edition: Excerpt from 100% Community by Katherine Ortega Courtney, PhD and Dominic Cappello
The book explores the challenges children and youth face without healthy role models in the form of mentors. Youth Mentors@100% details how county leaders can collaborate to ensure that a countywide system of youth mentoring is created from existing and new local mentorship programs, to meet the needs of our most at-risk youth populations.
Excerpts from 100% Community Include:
Foreword: How Many of Our Children Should Endure Trauma?
Introduction: We’re Ready When You Are
Instructions: What Am I Holding in My Hand?
Chapter 49: Youth Mentors@100%
Full appendices, including the Resilient Community Experience Survey
A Groundbreaking Strategy: 100% Community guides the movement to ensure safe childhoods
100% Community is the nation’s first data-driven, cross-sector and county-focused strategy developed to end the epidemic of adverse childhood experiences, trauma and social adversity. It provides the insights, frameworks and concrete steps for change agents within governmental and nongovernmental systems to build the capacity to increase the health, safety and resilience of children, students and families.
Ending childhood trauma starts with you and the radically simple lessons of 100% Community.
– Authors Courtney, PhD and Cappello