Out of all the skills a person can claim, “listening” may seem insignificant. However, Questscope’s One2One program is proving that a willingness to listen isn’t a small thing - it’s everything.
One2One launched its pilot mentoring program in September, bringing together seventh and eighth graders from North View Junior High with volunteers from North Hennepin Community College. For an hour each week, 28 students and mentors meet to get to know each other through games, activities, and one-on-one discussion time.
The students’ personal challenges vary, but stem mostly from...MORE