Honoring Youth Voice

MTC recently considered, “How can we get our mentees more involved in shaping MTC’s mentor program?” Our answer was to create a pilot Youth Advisory Council (YAC) made up of a diverse group of mentees from each of our program high schools along with MTCMentor Program Managers. In addition to infusing youth voice into our…

Learning to build bridges as we go

“Caminante, no hay puentes, se hace puentes al andar.” Translation: Voyager, there are no bridges, one builds them as one walks. –Gloria E. Anzaldúa This quote by Gloria E. Anzaldúa has been especially relevant in my life, both personally and professionally, these past two years. I’m guessing you may feel the same. But for young…