Role: Storytelling and Content Development, and Copy and Scriptwriting
Through a series of discussions, we investigated the mentoring relationship and how mentors can interrogate issues related to racism with the youth they mentor. I worked with Dr. Elizabeth Santiago to develop the discussion topics, narrative structure, and sourcing speakers.
This plenary featured commentary from young adults, activist Alicia Garza, author Clint Smith, and activist and Executive Director of the Okra Project Dominique Morgan.
Additional Credit(s): Elizabeth Santiago, PhD
Featuring real mentoring relationships, we used this plenary to create space for mentees and mentors to express gratitude to one another. During this plenary, I had the opportunity to interview two young students participating in 826 Boston's writers' program. In partnership with Adriane Alicea, we highlighted several participants from MENTOR's Youth Advocates for Mentoring program, a 10-month advocacy, policy, and grassroots organizing training program.
Additional Credit(s): Adriane Alicea and Matt Meyersohn
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National Mentoring Summit 2021Storytelling, Content Development
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