This week on Street Beat, host Amyre Makupson will find out more about the importance of youth mentoring.

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CEO of Alternatives for Girls, Amy Good (credit: Jordan Brown/CW50)

First, CEO of Alternatives for Girls, Amy Good, stops by to talk about her program which helps homeless and high risk girls.

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Maggie Blachford and Ryan Fisher from the Edmonson Elementary Watch D.O.G.S. program (credit: Jordan Brown/CW50)

Then, Maggie Blachford, the Edmonson Elementary Watch D.O.G.S. School Representative; and Ryan Fisher, Edmonson Elementary ‘Top Dog’ Coordinator; stop by to tell us about this unique program that allows dads and other father figures to come into schools for mentoring.

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Delrisha Hayes, the Founder of At Bat (credit: Jordan Brown/CW50)

After that, Delrisha Hayes, the Founder of At Bat, explains how this organization emphasizes the importance of physical education in youth.

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Joseph Spicer, author of the book “I Will Not be a Pawn” (credit: Jordan Brown/CW50)

Finally, Joseph Spicer, author of the book “I Will Not be a Pawn,” talks about how his own personal struggles inspired him to help younger generations.

Comments
  1. Great post! When I was a kid the best thing that happened to me was finding a mentor. It made all the difference. This site is like a virtual mentor: http://www.preparemykid.com

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