The Challenges of Mentoring Older Youth

by Sean Scott You can feel the weight of the liquid metal in your hand.  You know it’s there and it exists even as it lightens its own load bit by bit, slipping between your fingers and off the edge of your palm.  In a futile attempt to maintain control you manage to...
The Seed that Grows

The Seed that Grows

by Christopher Lee Four years ago, a seed was planted in Richmond, Va. It was a seed that if nurtured properly, would have the potential to grow tall, grow strong, and spread its roots across the city. The seed could bear fruit that would sustain an entire city and...
Starting a New Mentor Program

Starting a New Mentor Program

by Taylor Innes 25 Words or Less I am a firm believer in fate. Everything in life happens for a reason.  Everyone has their own path. My path has led me to the most rewarding experience I have ever found myself in and has inadvertently shown me what my calling is....

As Bipartisan as Apple Pie

by Sean Scott At a time when the country seems to be more divided politically than in recent memory, one would think we could at least agree on something as American as apple pie.  The metaphorical apple pie of which I speak is community service and volunteerism. ...