The kindness of strangers : adult mentors, urban youth, and the new voluntarism (Book, 1993) [Alabama State University Library]
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The kindness of strangers : adult mentors, urban youth, and the new voluntarism

Author: Marc Freedman
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Many of us care deeply about the fate of young people growing up in poverty. We worry about their future and the future of an increasingly fragmented society. We want to help, but often don't know how, or even, where to begin." "The Kindness of Strangers reveals how caring adults in cities across America are trying to turn young lives around. It also tells of the much celebrated mentoring movement they have  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Freedman, Marc.
Kindness of strangers.
San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass, ©1993
(OCoLC)624396037
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Freedman
ISBN: 1555425577 9781555425579
OCLC Number: 28067683
Description: xvii, 162 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: A call to action --
Great expectations --
Recurring fervor --
Birth of a movement --
The benefits of mentoring --
The limits of mentoring --
Making the most of mentoring --
Closing the caring gap --
Re-engaging the middle class --
Reinventing community.
Other Titles: Mentors, urban youth, and the new voluntarism.
Responsibility: Marc Freedman.

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Reveals how caring adults in cities across America are trying to turn young lives around. Marc Freedman shows how ordinary citizens can reach out to the children who are growing up in poverty and  Read more...
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