[Chicago-talk] YCTP needs mentors
esinclai at pobox.com
Wed Feb 18 19:56:34 CST 2004
Were you thinking of doing this? It certainly looks interesting.
On Feb 13, 2004, at 2:57 PM, Ed Summers wrote:
> Sorry if you saw this already (on luni) but I figured there might
> be some chicago perl folks who are interested. //Ed
> From: john stanton <stanton at kacschgo.org>
> To: techtalk at npotechs.org, luni at luni.org
> Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2004 13:36:26 -0600
> Hello all,
> The Youth Community Technology Program
> http://www.yctp.org needs several people to act as an "IT mentor"
> for the young people in our program.
> The Youth Community Technology Program (YCTP) is looking for technology
> professionals to mentor young people ages 14-21. Our students come
> from all over
> Chicago and represent many ethnicities and cultural backgrounds.
> The Youth Community Technology Program offers a free computer repair
> refurbishment program for "at-risk" youth. Young people enrolled in the
> program learn how to build and maintain computers, gain valuable
> through internships in area non-profits, and benefit from the
> experience and
> companionship of people from the IT industry. One of the neat things
> about the course is that it includes an Open Source and community
> service component.
> In addition to the technical portion of the program, the YCTP offers
> education assistance, one-on-one counseling and social service
> referrals, soft skills workshops and job and education placement
> Mentors meet twice a month on Saturday's from 11 AM- 2 PM. We ask the
> mentors to share information about their professions, their educations,
> and their passions. Mentor and mentees work together to develop a
> relationship grounded in respect and trust.
> The meetings are held at Korean American Community Services 4300 North
> California Ave. (near the intersection of California and Montrose) and
> are convenient to public transportation.
> If you are interested please contact me.
> Check out our latest success storys at:
> John Stanton
> Community Technology Programs Director
> Korean American Community Services
> 4300 N. California Ave
> Chicago, IL 60618
> (p)773.583.5501 x247
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