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Role models turn students into better citizens

Original post made on Dec 30, 2008

Partners for New Generations, a local mentoring and tutoring program, organizes 150 volunteers to work with at-risk students in the Mountain View and Los Altos public schools.

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Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, December 24, 2008, 1:32 PM

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Posted by Denise
a resident of Blossom Valley
on Dec 30, 2008 at 2:22 pm

A dear friend brought my attention to this article. It is a great, real story. The topic is one dear to my heart. Young people now-a-days get the short end of the stick with both parents working, peer pressures to join gangs and social expectations to purchase expensive name brand products. However, these issues are NOT insurmountable ~ we just need perspective and choices. I send kudos to both Wilson and Bob for mending / closing the age, race and achievement gaps in one strong relationship. Keep up the wonderful work, your example is inspiring. Thank you.