WHY DO WE NEED A MENTORING PROGRAM?
“To laugh is to risk appearing a fool. To weep is to risk appearing sentimental. To reach out for another is to risk involvement. To expose feelings is to risk exposing your true self. To place your ideas, your dreams, before the crowd, is to risk their loss. To love is to risk not being loved in return. To live is to risk dying. To hope is to risk despair. To try is to risk failure. But the risk must be taken, because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.
The person who risks nothing, does nothing, has nothing, and is nothing. He/She may avoid suffering and sorrow, but she/he simply cannot learn, feel, change, grow, love, live. Chained by his/her certitudes, she/he is a slave, he/she has forfeited her/his freedom. Only a person who risks is free.”
We will be bringing you very important and informative information from Candace, Rich, RN, MSN, CPNP, Co-Founder of RECLAIM611
We have made a promise to our students….
Connecting at-risk high school students with adult volunteers to mentor the student to graduation and a purposeful life.
Here are statements and observations of our mentors this year….
Midlothian High School: “This mentor sees…