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The Chronical of Evidence-Based Mentoring: How teachers and mentors can help students navigate the return to in-person learning

Adults such as teachers and mentors, who interact with youth on a regular basis have a profound impact on their successes. Beyond that, that nature of the relationship affects the ...
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Note from the Director – November

The start of the school year and the change of seasons bring apples to my mind! Mentoring matches once again had the opportunity to pick apples at Happy Valley Orchards ...
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Seeking Mentors for Children in Addison County

New Circle Mentoring provides support to children who have experienced emotional trauma so they can overcome obstacles on their paths to healthy adulthood. With the school year in full swing, ...
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What’s OK? A New Resource for Teens and Young Adults from Stop It Now!

Stop It Now! is a non-profit that strives to help all individuals live healthy and safe lives, be accountable and responsible for the safety of children and youth, and work ...
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Mentoring Pairs Get Together for Cherished Fall Tradition

The outbreak of COVID-19 has been stressful to say the least; wear a mask, work remotely, keep your social circle small, stay at least six feet apart at all times ...
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Thank you, Ben & Jerry’s!

Safer Society Foundation is proud to announce that the New Circle Mentoring was awarded a $2,000 Vermont Community Action Team grant from the Ben & Jerry's Foundation. "The Vermont Community ...
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Update from Erika, New Circle Mentoring Program Director

It was a nice autumn season for the New Circle Mentoring program! The mild weather allowed mentoring pairs to get together for outdoor activities, such as apple picking and hiking, the ...
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A Note from the Director – Fall Update

With the return of autumn and all the season brings, children, teachers, and parents are faced with a difficult transition back to school. But as the famous American novelist F ...
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Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program

The Brandon Hannaford Grocery Store generously made Safer Society the recipient of their July Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program. The program offers Community Bags that support local non-profits in the ...
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Resources and Support During the COVID-19 Crisis

As schools closed across the state due to the COVID crisis, mentoring programs suddenly came to a halt. But thanks to support and guidance from organizations such as Mentor VT, ...
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