The Kindness of Strangers: Adult Mentors, Urban Youth, and the New Volunteerism / Edition 1

The Kindness of Strangers: Adult Mentors, Urban Youth, and the New Volunteerism / Edition 1

by Marc Freedman
     
 

ISBN-10: 1555425577

ISBN-13: 9781555425579

Pub. Date: 09/04/1993

Publisher: Wiley

The Kindness of Strangers takes a hard, realistic look at mentoring while offering a vivid portrayal of the mentoring movement and how ordinary citizens in cities across America are trying to turn young lives around.

Overview

The Kindness of Strangers takes a hard, realistic look at mentoring while offering a vivid portrayal of the mentoring movement and how ordinary citizens in cities across America are trying to turn young lives around.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555425579
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/04/1993
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
182
Product dimensions:
0.56(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. A Call to Action
2. Great Expectations
3. Recurring Fervor
4. Birth of a Movement
5. The Benefits of Mentoring
6. The Limits of Mentoring
7. Making the Most of Mentoring
8. Closing the Caring Gap
9. Re-engaging the Middle Class
10. Reinventing Community

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