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Initiatives to help Gary youths

Initiatives to help Gary youths

A number of initiatives designed to help all Gary schoolchildren graduate high school and successfully go on to college and careers are coming together.

June 28, 2014 7:45 pm Photos

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Volunteer steps up to teaches skills to youth club members

Volunteer steps up to teaches skills to youth club members

HAMMOND | The Boys & Girls Club of Northwest Indiana - and a group of special young women - owe a special thank you to community volunteer Norma Serrano-Williams.

June 21, 2013 12:00 am
Gary and Hammond students recognized at JAG State Finals

Gary and Hammond students recognized at JAG State Finals

Three Gary students, along with Hammond High School, were recognized at the 2013 Jobs for America’s Graduates Career Development Conference recently in Indianapolis, the final state competition that challenges participants to demonstrate employability skills.

May 29, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Moms Together program helps young mothers with parenting

LOWELL | If you are a young mother or about to become a new mom, enrollment for the free Moms Together mentoring program sponsored by the Lake County Purdue Cooperative Extension Service is underway.

December 31, 2012 12:00 am

New member induction ceremony set for Saturday

EAST CHICAGO | Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana and the Ten Steps Rites of Passage Male Mentor Program will host a New Member Induction Ceremony from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Greater Destiny Bible Church, 1920 E. Columbus Drive.

October 31, 2012 12:00 am

Experienced mothers needed for Moms Together

CROWN POINT | How would you like to make a real difference in someone’s life? Experienced mothers are needed to help mentor teen moms for a Moms Together program being offered through the Purdue Extension Service in Lake County.

October 22, 2012 12:00 am

NWI Mentor Summit features national motivational speaker

GARY | Basheer Jones, a poet, motivational speaker, radio host and activist, will provide the keynote address at Northwest Indiana's third annual Mentor Summit, scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Jan. 27 at the Library Conference Center at Indiana University Northwest.

January 18, 2012 12:00 am

Start the new year by helping young moms

CROWN POINT | Would you like to start the new year out making a real difference in someone's life?

January 04, 2012 12:15 am

Tutoring program offer by peers at IUN

GARY | African American Achievers Youth Corps Inc., a nonprofit organization of middle and high school African American males, is offering free tutoring for male students in grades 4 to 12 on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Indiana University Northwest, 3400 Broadway.

December 15, 2011 2:00 am
Local organizations feel Power of Youth through donations

Local organizations feel Power of Youth through donations

VALPARAISO | The United Way of Porter County donated $9,000 in grants this week to strengthen drug prevention programs.

May 25, 2011 6:00 pm Photos

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Mentoring program guides reflection at Morton High

Mentoring program guides reflection at Morton High

Kimberly Deering, a freshman at Morton High School, works with fellow classmates Thursday to build a paper bridge, one of the exercises during an Ignite mentoring session at the Hammond school. The nationwide program develops student mentors.

April 14, 2011 6:08 pm
Ignite mentoring program at Morton High School

Ignite mentoring program at Morton High School

Morton High School students discuss in small groups the lessons they learned during an Ignite mentoring session at the Hammond school and how they can apply them to their lives.

April 14, 2011 6:09 pm
Mentoring program guides reflection at Morton High

Mentoring program guides reflection at Morton High

Robert Kendall, a freshman at Morton High School, helps build a paper bridge with fellow classmates Thursday as part of the school's Ignite mentoring program for freshmen.

April 14, 2011 6:08 pm
NIPSCO mentoring program offers high school students a look at careers

NIPSCO mentoring program offers high school students a look at careers

NIPSCO communications specialist Eddie Melton speaks Monday at the utility's Merrillville headquarters about a mentoring program that NIPSCO is offering to select high school students.

April 04, 2011 3:50 pm
NIPSCO mentoring program offers high school students a look at careers

NIPSCO mentoring program offers high school students a look at careers

Harry VandeVelde III, president of the Legacy Foundation, speaks about a youth mentoring program Monday at the NIPSCO headquarters in Merrillville.

April 04, 2011 3:50 pm
NIPSCO mentoring program offers high school students a look at careers

NIPSCO mentoring program offers high school students a look at careers

NIPSCO communications specialist Eddie Melton speaks Monday about a new youth mentoring program at NIPSCO headquarters in Merrillville. Ninth-graders from Lew Wallace STEM Academy and Merrillville High School will be selected to participate in the IN-POWER Youth Mentoring Program. Participan…

April 04, 2011 3:50 pm
NIPSCO mentoring program offers high school students a look at careers

NIPSCO mentoring program offers high school students a look at careers

NIPSCO communications specialist Eddie Melton, left, announces a new youth mentoring program at a news conference Monday at NIPSCO headquarters in Merrillville.

April 04, 2011 3:50 pm
Smith delivers message at Northwest Indiana Mentoring Summit

Smith delivers message at Northwest Indiana Mentoring Summit

GARY | State Rep. Vernon G. Smith, D-Gary, knew he was preaching to the choir Friday while speaking at the second annual Northwest Indiana Mentoring Summit on Friday at Indiana University Northwest.

January 22, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Michaels believes in helping others believe in themselves

Michaels believes in helping others believe in themselves

Brianne Michaels, 19, of Valparaiso inspires youth to go beyond what they think they are capable of doing.

January 10, 2011 12:00 am
Education leaders clash on unions, teacher pay

Education leaders clash on unions, teacher pay

INDIANAPOLIS | Two men expected to fight fiercely during the four-month legislative session that starts today sat peacefully side by side Tuesday in the Indiana Statehouse to promote mentoring.

January 05, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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