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Kids in Need

Helping Them Feel Safe

Joshua was defiant when we first met him. Joshua’s teacher told us, “He had a lot of outbursts and didn’t want to follow directions. He


Teach One to Lead One App 2.0 is Ready

Interview by Spencer Harvey  Advances in technology seem to attract news coverage. Those announcements typically aim to convince us that our lives will somehow improve.

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Kids in Need

Right and Wrong

Jaylyn is a junior in high school whom I recently ran into. Of course, I see many students while I am out meeting with our

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Kids in Need

The Good Fight

You truly inspire me! When meeting with Teach One to Lead One financial investors and volunteer mentors across our country, I consistently leave those meetings

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Community Orgs

Feeling Positive Energy

There is a lot of talk about positive energy nowadays. What does that mean? Young people talk about it often. But what do they mean?

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You See Something I Don’t see

Teach One to Lead One (T1L1) mentors know that one of their main goals when stepping into a T1L1 classroom each week is encouraging the

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Kids in Need

2022 T1L1 Western Region Scholarship

On June 16, Teach One to Lead One announced that Orman Nel-son from Heritage High School in Vancouver, Washington, is the recipient of the Western

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Community Orgs

Hearing fromStudents and Teachers

  Teach One to Lead One mentors are changing the lives of students for the better. Our spring programs are wrapping up and we are

Teaching & trusting this new generation
Kids in Need

Baby Boomers must Teach and Trust

The new generations are here to stay Much has been written and shown lately about the Millennial and Snowflake Generations. ‘Millennials‘ are those who became

Kids in Need

My mentor, Mother Teresa

I was privileged to meet Mother Teresa four times before she passed away in 1997. You could say I caught my passion to mentor kids


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