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Zócalo at the Hammer: Can Mentors Save Lives?

Wednesday Jul 20, 2011 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM This is a past program

Mentoring programs like Big Brothers and Big Sisters have been highly touted as a way to keep troubled kids off the streets. But can an outsider who has never been homeless or been recruited into a gang actually help a kid who knows those experiences all too well? Human rights activist John Prendergast and author (with Michael Mattocks) of Unlikely Brothers: Our Story of Adventure, Loss, and Redemption, discusses his 25-year relationship with his “little brother” and how a mentorship can change two lives.

Zócalo at the Hammer

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