Be a mentor and change a kid's life Schools & Kids, posted by Editor, Mountain View Voice Online, on Nov 20, 2010 at 6:13 pm
A study says that deterring one at-risk youth from a life of crime saves an estimated $2.6 million to $5.3 million. In that equation, Friends for Youth is likely an extremely cost-effective program. For the past 30 years, this group has paired at-risk youths ages 8 to 17 with mentors, serving over 1,770 youth throughout the Peninsula and South Bay.
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