I wanted at least one child to know this year that they are special, cared for, and that there is someone who wants to see them succeed.
A school is really nothing more than bricks. It's what you bring into it that matters.
Officer Michael Gould, Sr.
In spite of the circumstances and bad starts, you have something to offer this world. It's not how you start but how you finish.
Throughout my experience as a mentor, I have developed a great relationship with the students and have been able to actually observe a positive change in some of their behaviors.
Everyone in here is the product of a mentor. Someone at some point in our lives has stepped in and walked with us.
Jonathan is a passionate advocate for youth in Akron. From neighborhood gatherings to group support programs, Jonathan has been at the heart of mentoring work for years.
Andrew is a school climate coordinator for Akron Public Schools, and has been working with iCARE since its inception. Mr. Z helps develop and deliver mentor training, and supports mentoring across the district.
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