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

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 pillars of life. Exploration of racial and ethnic identity is a core […]


AFC’s Executive Director Honored for Service to Girls

WOBURN, Mass. (Oct. 28, 2013) – Somerville resident Colby Swettberg, executive director of Adoption & Foster Care Mentoring, was honored for her outstanding service to girls at the recent 2013 Youth Villages Women of Excellence Breakfast. The event, held at the Revere Hotel in Boston, honored Swettberg and three other women for making significant contributions […]