Findings

– 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.

Lexington Day of Unity

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