Click here to read the full article written by Board Co-President, Karen Miner Romanoff and Executive Director, Jessica Greenawalt for The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring! The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring translates research into practice recommendations and is an important forum for researchers, practitioners, policy-makers, and volunteers.
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School is open. How can the Whole Family Approach make a difference in this new school year as we navigate learning amid Covid-19? Dr. Jesicca Greenawalt, Executive Director and licensed Clinical Social Worker at The Arthur Project based in New York City and Josh Echeverria, Director of New City Kids’ Families for Literacy in Jersey […]
In 2016, when we embarked on our journey to provide therapeutic mentoring services to students in The Bronx, we knew what was important to us – that students would have access to opportunities for healing and exploration. As three organizational leaders who are white, and who were creating a program that would ultimately serve a […]
The transition to middle school was not easy for one Arthur Project mentee, Chance. Being on the autism spectrum made a completely new environment overwhelming for Chance. “Chance was really lost when he started middle school. He had to make all new friends, and everything was so different for him,” his mom Cassandra explained. “I […]
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The single most important factor determining the future of a child is the presence of a consistent and caring adult. Just one. At least one. While in some ways disadvantaged by a lack of stability and nurturing early on, children born into violence or poverty often develop ahead-of-their-age resilience, adaptability, self-reliance, and survival skills. It’s […]
Take a moment to imagine your middle school self. What comes to mind first? Perhaps you think back on what it was like to adjust to a new school and academic pressures. Or you remember navigating difficult social situations with your friends, or the less than stylish haircut you had when you were 12. For […]
The Arthur Project, based in The Bronx, has found a way to redefine youth mentoring in this new era. Cofounded by Liz Murray, whose life story was made into a book and Emmy-nominated television film, “Homeless to Harvard: The Liz Murray Story,” The Arthur Project uses chronic absenteeism as a basis for program eligibility, provides […]