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Recognizing & Celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day

By |2021-10-06T12:12:49-04:00October 6th, 2021|All Posts, Cultural Responsiveness, News|

Ahead of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Silver Lining Mentoring acknowledges that we work and live on the traditional territories of Indigenous nations, including the Massachusett and Nipmuc people, and that this land is home to ma ... Read More >

Mentee Spotlight: “When will our pain be heard?”

By |2021-11-10T10:15:03-05:00November 13th, 2020|All Posts, Cultural Responsiveness, Youth Voice|

A young woman of color is wondering why so many things are going on in life right now with people of color like her: Why must we present ourselves a certain way to not be stopped by the police? Why do we get judged for how we ... Read More >

How SLM’s Values Show Up for Me as a Grant Writer

By |2019-09-16T17:49:25-04:00August 23rd, 2019|All Posts, Cultural Responsiveness, News|

By Sannie Hodgetts At Silver Lining Mentoring, we have five core values: Commitment, Community, Innovation, Cultural Responsiveness, and Gratitude. These values guide every aspect of our work for every member of our team. As ... Read More >

On Identity and Social Justice:  Racial Identity and the Role of Mentors

By |2019-07-30T14:34:10-04:00April 26th, 2019|All Posts, Cultural Responsiveness|

by Christina Haines Adolescence is a critical time of identity development. The teenage and young adult years present a strong drive to answer the question, “Who am I?” The quest for this answer informs a young person’s confi ... Read More >

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