Alexandria Mom's Calendar of Events

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Alexandria Mentoring Partnership: Mentor a Child, Change 2 Lives

The Alexandria Mentoring Partnership is hosting a FREE
dockside reception and riverboat cruise on Tuesday, June 28, 2011.

Reception: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Cruise: 7:30pm - 9:30pm.

RSVP is required

The goal is to provide 100 or more guests with information on MENTORING.

Did you know?
Mentoring, an adult spending time with a child, one hour a week is PROVEN to
help kids do better in school, avoid fights/crime, feel better about
themselves, and graduate from high school.

The cost of incarcerating a young person for 1 year is over $100,000. The
cost to help prevent it is 1 hour of an adult's time per week.

A high school drop out turning to a life of crime or drugs can cost the
country 2.3 million dollars. Mentored youth are 60% more likely to

For more information contact:
City of Alexandria Court Service Unit
520 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Mentor a Child. Change 2 Lives:

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