Multilingual Language and Literacy Research in Communities
– The relationships of confianza develop between mentors, families, and the community only come with time and consistency on all sides.
– The idea for pairing service learning mentors with mentees can be a gesture in the right direction to further build on lasting trust between youth and positive role models advocating for youth educational empowerment.
– Homework mentors culturally broker academic languages and literacies in multilingual families.
– Homework assistance services are obviously indispensable and in preciously short supply in a low-status immigrant community.