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We Need Mentors!

  • Increased high school graduation rates

  • Lower high school dropout rates

  • Healthier relationships

  • Healthier lifestyle choices

  • Better attitude about school

  • Higher college enrollment rates 

  • Higher educational aspirations

  • Enhanced self-esteem and confidence

  • Improved behavior at home and school

  • Stronger relationships with parents, teachers, and peers

  • Improved interpersonal skills

Source:

https://youth.gov/youth-topics/mentoring/benefits-mentoring-young-people

We Need Tutors to Help with Reading and Writing

  • Boys are more inclined to read informational texts, magazines, and newspaper articles

  • Boys are more inclined to read graphic novels and comic books

  • Boys tend to resist reading stories about girls, whereas girls do not tend to resist reading stories about boys

  • Boys like to read about hobbies, sports, and things they might do or be interested in doing

  • Boys like to collect things and tend to like to collect series of books

  • Boys read less fiction than girls

  • Boys tend to enjoy escapism and humor, and some boys are passionate about science fiction or fantasy

Source:

https://www.readingrockets.org/article/boys-and-books

We Need Guest Speakers to Share their Stories, Lessons, Failures and Successes

 

Children who have fathers or male father figures involved in their education are more likely to:

  • Get better grades

  • Have better verbal problem solving skills

  • Do better on achievement tests

  • Demonstrate a higher tolerance for stress and frustration

  • Have positive peer relationships

  • Participate in extracurricular activities

  • Have few discipline problems 

Source:

https://maec.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Engaging-Fathers-and-Other-Male-Role-Models-in-Education.pdf

 Men, We Need You!