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Provincetown Retreat

By: Juliana Scherer This past May, Silver Lining Mentoring youth participated in a weekend retreat in Provincetown, MA. For the third year in a row, Felipe Lara and SLM Board Member Tom Shirk warmly welcomed us to their award-winning bed and breakfast, and to the Ptown community. The now traditional SLM Ptown Youth Retreat has two […]


SLM at Boston Pride!

This year Silver Lining Mentoring took part in the Boston Pride Parade for the first time. It was an opportunity for SLM young people, mentors, staff, family and friends to celebrate our own personal identities and organizational values within Boston’s larger, thriving LGBTQ+ community. We are proud to have young people vanguard SLM’s position in […]


Starting Small and Making it Big: An Entreneur’s Journey to Billion-Dollar Philanthropist

Silver Lining Mentoring is proud to be a part of the Cummings family as a Sustaining Grantee. Proceeds from this book are being put towards the Cummings family’s considerable charitable efforts. Silver Lining Mentoring is extremely grateful to everyone at the Cummings Foundation for their unprecedented support! Review by Heather Lauten, Esq. Today’s corporate temperament […]


Living Our Values: How Investing In Learning and Leadership Can Enhance Our Impact

Written by: Mobile Burrell What Are Our Values? At Silver Lining Mentoring (SLM), our staff team has identified the top five values which guide our journey as an organization: Commitment, Community, Innovation, Cultural Responsiveness, and Gratitude. These values are woven into the fabric of everything we do from the welcoming environment we create for all […]