The Miracles of Mentoring: How to Encourage and Lead Future Generations

The Miracles of Mentoring: How to Encourage and Lead Future Generations

by Thomas Dortch, Carla Fine

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Overview

With more than 10,000 members in eighty-two chapters in the United States, the Virgin Islands, and Africa, The 100 Black Men of America is one of the most highly recognized non-profit organizations in the African American community. In this book the "100" shares the successful blueprint of its Miracles of Mentoring program, from which more than 100,000 kids of all colors have benefited.

In this engaging and heartfelt work, The 100 Black Men of America shows you exactly what you can do to invest in America’s future by mentoring a child.

In a style that is friendly and instructive, National President Thomas W. Dortch, Jr., outlines the how-tos of successful mentoring. Whether you’re on the front line working one-to-one with a mentee, or are part of a collaborative/group mentoring effort, The Miracles of Mentoring will teach you: the ten tickets of mentoring; how to figure out if mentoring is for you; the five stages of the mentoring relationship; how to create a partnership in your community or workplace.

Also included are inspirational stories from the members of the "100" and their nationwide outreach-the thousands of African American men who give of themselves, "real men giving real time"-and from the young people whose lives have been enriched. A comprehensive resource section of mentoring organizations and programs closes the book.

As Thomas W. Dortch, Jr., President of the "100," says in the Introduction: "When you give of your time, experience, and wisdom to a young person, you're sowing the seeds of pride, confidence, and accomplishment."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780767905749
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/15/2001
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

The 100 Black Men Of America, Inc., is a nonprofit organization founded in 1963 to make a difference in the African American community. Its programs have aided millions of individuals annually, positively affecting families, communities, and the nation. Thomas W. Dortch, Jr., is the National President. Other prominent members include Bill Cosby, Colin Powell, Denzel Washington, Hank Aaron, Andrew Young, Johnnie Cochran, and Atlanta Mayor Bill Campbell.

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Chapter One Real Men Giving Real Time: Mentoring the 100 Way
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