Lessons in Youth Leadership

How Connections Mentor’s Youth Council Is Empowering Mentees

MENTORNY highlights Connections’ Youth Leadership Council and interviews the Connections staff and young people who are instrumental in its success.

“I think young people are afraid to lead because we are always told to stay in a child’s place. A good leader, to me, is someone who is not afraid to speak up, is patient with the people they are working with, and is a great role model.” —Naomi, pioneering member of Connections Mentoring’s Youth Leadership Council (YLC).

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