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Voices of SLM: Why Pronouns Matter

Author: Evan Hubbard, Program Supervisor Gender Inclusive Pronouns in Email Signatures: One of the core tenants of our work at SLM is creating an environment that is affirming and welcoming for all members of our community. Since 2012, SLM has started every group we run by inviting each individual to share their chosen name and […]

Why I Ride!

Name: M. Scott Knox Where You Work: Brooke Charter Schools Connection to SLM:  Board Member I believe that all young people deserve to have someone who champions and cheerleads for them. I was fortunate to have parents, an older sister, neighbors, and extended family who encouraged me, celebrated with me, shared advice, taught me kindness, taught […]

Amid Budget Cuts, Boston Based Silver Lining Mentoring Level-Funded for FY2018

Boston – Silver Lining Mentoring was spared a 5% cut from their FY18 Mentoring Matching Grant award last month. Mass Mentoring Partnership (MMP), a statewide organization fueling the movement to expand empowering youth-adult relationships across Massachusetts, used private funds to close a gap of the state’s final FY18 budget cutting the Mentoring Matching Grants from […]

Standing in Solidarity

Silver Lining Mentoring stands in solidarity with our allies in Charlottesville, VA.  We are deeply saddened and outraged by the overt displays of racism and white supremacy that took place over the weekend. As a team, we are choosing to actively take a stand against violence, hate and racism. Every day we work with young […]

Why I Ride: Anne Bowie

  Name: Anne Bowie Where You Work: Public Service Manager, WilmerHale Connection to SLM:  I am proud to serve on the board of SLM, and have done so since 2013. The Rodman Ride is a tremendous opportunity to be in a community of riders on behalf of the community.  The energy of the event is so […]