Servant leadership and mentoring, at its core, guarantees young people that there is someone who cares about them, assures them they are not alone in dealing with day-to-day challenges, and makes them feel like they matter. Research confirms that quality mentoring relationships have powerful positive effects on young people in a variety of personal, academic, and professional situations.
Join Damien Thaddeus Jones and a dynamic panel of thinkers and leaders for a critical conversation on servant leadership, mentorship and its challenges, the importance of sharing our truth, how popular culture influences our leadership, and what it means to be a Black man in America today.
Did You Know? 1 in 3 African American boys will grow up without a mentor
At-Risk Youth who connect with a mentor are:
55% More Likely to Enroll in College
78% More Likely to Volunteer Regularly
90% Become Interested in Being a Mentor
130% Are More Likely to Hold Leadership Positions
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