Mentoring At-Risk Students Good for Our Hearts and Minds

by Ricardo Benavidez

Last week, I was acknowledged by the Alum Rock Counseling Center for my personal commitment to mentoring at-risk students. As I prepared my thank you remarks, I was reminded how much I value youth mentoring nonprofits such as Alum Rock, Big Brother Big Sisters, and Child Advocates. Through mentor-mentee relationships, students are propelled to learn, to grow, and to discover their own genius.

It worked for me.

Holland America Line Hosts Coast Guard Women's Leadership Initiative Luncheon on ms Nieuw Amsterdam at Port Everglades

Press Release

SEATTLE, April 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ — On Sunday, March 15, 2015, at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Holland America Line hosted the Coast Guard Women’s Leadership Initiative Luncheon aboard ms Nieuw Amsterdam.

Fox Selects 12 Diverse Writers for Competitive Writing Program


Fox Audience Strategy has announced the finalists for the fourth annual Fox Writers Intensive, a competitive fellowship at the Fox Studios Lot in Los Angeles for writers with diverse voices and backgrounds. This year, FWI selected twelve writers and writing teams for the program, which allows participants to work closely with Fox showrunners, writers, directors, and creative executives.

Gold Star Law Supports Junior Achievement Program to Increase Financial Literacy Among Metro Detroit Students

Gold Star Law employees mentor students, teaching financial responsibility and money-management skills during the JA Finance Park Program
Press Release

January 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan (JA) - part of the world's largest organization dedicated to educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs – received funding from Gold Star Law to support its Finance Park program.  

How I Helped Middle School Students Make a Difference in Their Community


This post was written by guest blogger Stephen Liem, IT Director, Global Quality and Support Services

There is no limit to what education can bring. It opens up many opportunities that otherwise may not be available.

Fox News Diversity Program Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

On Thursday, November 13th, Fox News Channel will host a graduation ceremony for the latest class of fellows from the Ailes Apprentice Program, a professional development initiative for television journalists from diverse backgrounds. The event will also mark the 10th anniversary of the program, which has become a leader in promoting diversity in the broadcast journalism industry.

Where Have All the Mentors Gone?

Daniel Dejan shares his thoughts on the importance of mentors for career success

"If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants."
- Isaac Newton originally and popularized by Albert Einstein

Chevy New York Tri-State Dealers Support Harlem RBI’s Youth Mentorship Program

Partnership Will Enable Harlem RBI to Enhance the Quality of Its Project Coach Program and Serve More Youth in Its Community
Press Release

August 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Chevy New York Tri-State Dealers have partnered with CBS EcoMedia through its EducationAd program to support Harlem RBI’s Project Coach model, a mentorship program designed to help youth recognize their potential and realize their dreams through sports. The program engages local youth in age-appropriate coaching opportunities in order to build and develop the values and skills they need to achieve positive outcomes, including graduating from high school and college.

Mary Kay and the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas: On My Honor...


Girl Scouts are known for the color green but with the unveiling of The Mary Kay healthy relationship patch yesterday, young women and girls across North Texas are learning more about what it means to be part of Mary Kay’s pink world. 

Mary Kay’s initiative with the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas is part of the Don’t Look Away campaign and the company’s commitment to end domestic violence and promote healthy relationships. 

Our Day with Students in the Broader Horizons Program

By Susan Diegelman, Director of Public Affairs, AT&T

The Broader Horizons program exposes students who are struggling academically to college and career opportunities through mentorship. This is an important component of the Reconnecting McDowell initiative, which is working to make educational improvements to McDowell County, West Virginia, to give the county a brighter economic future. Earlier this year, AT&T committed resources to Broader Horizons and last month we had the extraordinary opportunity to meet the first 20 students participating in this program.


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