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The Kindness of Strangers: Adult Mentors, Urban Youth, and the New Volunteerism

The Kindness of Strangers: Adult Mentors, Urban Youth, and the New Volunteerism

Marc Freedman

ISBN: 978-1-555-42557-9

Sep 1993, Jossey-Bass

182 pages

Select type: Hardcover

In Stock

$48.00

Description

The Kindness of Strangers takes a hard, realistic look at mentoring while offering a vivid portrayal of the mentoring movement and how ordinary citizens in cities across America are trying to turn young lives around.
1. A Call to Action
2. Great Expectations
3. Recurring Fervor
4. Birth of a Movement
5. The Benefits of Mentoring
6. The Limits of Mentoring
7. Making the Most of Mentoring
8. Closing the Caring Gap
9. Re-engaging the Middle Class
10. Reinventing Community