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Mentee Spotlight: What Silver Lining Means To Me

By |July 12th, 2019|Categories: All Posts, News|

Sofia and Hannah By Sofia Cusick, mentee Hi! My name is Sofia and my mentor is Hannah – we’ve been matched together for almost a year and a half with Silver Lining Mentoring. Silver Lining Mentoring is an organization that brings together youth in foster care with mentors to do ... Read More >

A Day in the Life of SLM’s Data & Evaluation Manager

By |July 2nd, 2019|Categories: All Posts, News|

By Taylor Folt As Silver Lining Mentoring’s Data and Evaluation Manager, I am privileged to bring together the excitement of technology with the mission of the organization. There are so many positions and ways to propel the work of a nonprofit without being directly involved in t ... Read More >

“What is the main takeaway”? Spoiler alert: Connection

By |June 28th, 2019|Categories: All Posts, News|

By Valentina Alfaro E. As a Community Based Mentoring (CBM) Program Coordinator here at Silver Lining Mentoring, I support mentor-mentee matches throughout their journeys with the organization. One of my favorite parts of this role is working with teens and young adults as they tr ... Read More >

Pride: 365 Days of Celebrating Identities

By |June 14th, 2019|Categories: All Posts, News|

Mobile Burrell and Juliana Scherer at Boston Pride Parade 2019 By Mobile Burrell This month many around the globe are celebrating LGBTQ Pride in commemoration of the Stonewall Riots of 1969 as a way to recognize the value & contributions of folks in the LGBT community. While ... Read More >

Silver Lining Mentoring Raises $570,000 and Announces Going National at their 10th Annual Match Gala

By |May 30th, 2019|Categories: All Posts, Events, News|

Colby Swettberg, CEO Silver Lining Mentoring, the only mentoring organization in Massachusetts focused specifically on youth in foster care, recently raised $570,000 during its 10th Annual Match Gala. The funds raised will support Silver Lining Mentoring’s mission to empower you ... Read More >

Match Spotlight: An Interview with Andrea & Jennifer

By |May 10th, 2019|Categories: All Posts, News|

By Andrea and Jennifer Ingham Andrea and Jennifer were matched through SLM's Learn and Earn opportunity in 2014 and have continued as a match through the Community Based mentoring opportunity for over 4 years. Jennifer is a former Big Brother Big Sister mentee with lived experienc ... Read More >

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

By |April 26th, 2019|Categories: All Posts, Cultural Responsiveness|Tags: , , , , , , |

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 confidence, aspirations, and relationships, among other pilla ... Read More >

Up Close and Personal with our 2019 Boston Marathon Runners

By |April 14th, 2019|Categories: News|

By Kelly Ferguson Our four fabulous runners, Kat, Justin, Alexa and Neal, are braving rainy conditions this Marathon Monday to run 26.2 miles for Silver Lining Mentoring! Staff member Kelly Ferguson sat down with each person to learn about their backgrounds, and what lead them to ... Read More >

Silver Lining Mentoring Welcomes Katherine Freund to its Board of Directors

By |March 15th, 2019|Categories: All Posts, News|

Katherine (Kappy) Freund Boston, MA – Silver Lining Mentoring, a non-profit whose mission is to empower youth in foster care to thrive through committed mentoring relationships and the development of essential life skills, is excited to announce that Katherine (Kappy) Freund has ... Read More >

Silver Lining Mentoring Welcomes Peter Alberding to its Board of Directors

By |March 14th, 2019|Categories: All Posts, News|

Peter Alberding Boston, MA – Silver Lining Mentoring, a non-profit whose mission is to empower youth in foster care to thrive through committed mentoring relationships and the development of essential life skills, is excited to announce that Peter Alberding has joined its Board ... Read More >

Silver Lining Mentoring Welcomes Larry Wallach to its Board of Directors

By |March 4th, 2019|Categories: All Posts, News|

Larry Wallach Boston, MA – Silver Lining Mentoring (SLM), a non-profit whose mission is to empower youth in foster care to thrive through committed mentoring relationships and the development of essential life skills, is excited to announce that Larry Wallach has joined its Boar ... Read More >

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