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200 Main Street, Building B
PO Box 335
Coshocton, OH 43812

740-622-8504

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The After School Mentoring Program

Communities, Schools, Families and Students

We are still looking for Mentors!! If anyone is interested please contact Vicki or Robin at 740-622-8504 or via email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

About the Community Connectors Grant

The focus of the Community Connectors grant is to help students get excited about their future, to be encouraged to dream big and learn what it takes to put their dreams and goals into action.  This can accomplished by the following initiatives:

Setting goals to be prepared for the 21st Century Careers

Building Character

Developing Pathways to achievement

Building a sense of resiliency

Believing in a positive future

Get involved today to help build something special with our youth and their future.  One caring adult can make a difference in a youth’s life.

What is the After School Mentoring Program?

The After School Mentoring Program connects adults from the community with students.  Mentors provide both encouragement and empowerment in helping our students achieve their dreams and plan for their future.

Mentors: Contact Vicki or Robin at 740-622-8504

Background check / application

Receive support from our staff

Receive 16 hours of training from our staff

Commit to a nine month match with a student

Volunteer one day a week from 3:30 – 4:30 pm

Have Lots Of Fun!

What can the After School Mentoring Program Achieve?

Students who are mentored set their own goals that can lead to higher achievement, better performance, self-efficacy and self regulation.

Help Students identify strong, positive character traits within themselves.

Develop pathways to achievement through critical thinking, problem solving and decision making.

Helps students cope with the highs and lows of life and respond to the stress in a healthy manner.

“A mentor is someone who allows you to see the higher part of yourself when sometimes it becomes hidden to your own view…..I don’t think anybody makes it in the world without some form of mentorship.  Nobody makes it alone, and we are all mentors to people when we don’t know it” – Oprah Winfrey

Vision

Community Connectors brings organizations from across the community together to build and support programs that emphasize close relationships between young people and mentors.  The Community Connectors program seeks to strengthen communities, encourage mentoring opportunities and create new pathways for civic engagement that will result in higher educational achievement, higher levels of well-being and health, and workforce readiness for our state.

 

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 March 2017 07:55
 
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The Clothesline Project

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The Clothesline Project is a visual display that bears witness to the violence against victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Each shirt is decorated to represent a particular victim's experience, by the survivor or by someone who cares about the victim. The concept: Let victims tell their own stories, in their own unique ways, and hang it out for all to see. It is a way of airing society's dirty laundry.

The purpose of this project is fourfold:

  1. To bear witness to the survivors and victims of domestic violence & sexual assault.
  2. To help with the healing process for people who have lost a loved one or are survivors of this violence.
  3. To educate, document, and raise society's awareness of the extent of the problem of domestic violence & sexual assault.
  4. To provide a nationwide network for other communities starting their own Clothesline Projects.

What the colors represent:

  1. White - for those who have died of violence
  2. Yellow or Beige - for those who have been battered or assaulted
  3. Red, Pink or Orange - for those who have been raped or sexually assaulted
  4. Blue or Green - for survivors of incest or child sexual abuse
  5. Purple or Lavender - for those attacked because of their sexual orientation
  6. Pillow Cases - also for survivors of child sexual assault

* Other colors of personal meaning to the decorator may be used

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 October 2015 12:49
 


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