Teens are Now Mentors

Jul 20, 2023 | Mission Moment, Staff

We’ve stayed behind plenty of days with kids who have had issues at home and even a child who ran away. Lots of our behavior kids are now some of the best kids at our Club. Our teens are literally mentors for our younger kids, members may “act up” at school but are well-behaved at the Club, some kids call me “mom”, and being an “aunt” to my teen’s baby. —Jamaya

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