Thursday, 23 October 2014 13:35

Training Set for New Mentors in DA’s Truancy Reduction Program

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MEMPHIS – Truancy Mentor Training is scheduled Saturday Nov. 1 for new mentors in the District Attorney’s Mentoring Based Truancy Reduction Program, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Tuesday.
If you would like to become a mentor, this training is for you.
The training will be from 9 a.m. to approximately 12:45 p.m. at the Office of Youth Services and Community Affairs of the City of Memphis at 315 S. Hollywood at Central.
Prospective mentors who plan to attend should notify program director Harold Collins, special assistant to the District Attorney General, at 222-1395 or email at Harold.Collins@scdag.com.
The program aims to provide support to students, parents and schools to decrease habitual truancy in middle schools, to reduce student contacts with the juvenile justice system and to reduce youth involvement in criminal activity and gangs.
You can make a difference in a child's life: Be a Mentor!