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Find a mentoring opportunity or locate Mentoring Partnership near you. If you are looking for a mentor, use this tool to find mentoring programs that serve your community.
There are other ways to get job training in the field you are interested in, without having to tie yourself to the military for 8 years. None of the options are perfect or easy, but if you are considering joining the military, you must already be prepared to put up with a lot of restrictions and rules.
Job Corps: This program gets you out of the house, and provides academic, vocational, and social skills training you need to gain independence and get quality, long-term jobs or further your education.
This campaign focuses on creating or changing policies/programs that improve the health and well being of community members. By the end of the summer, students will become experts on a specific issue related to this topic and create a group action plan around a policy/program they wish to change or implement. Campaign issues may include: community violence & healing, sexual/reproductive health issues, mental/physical concerns, and food justice.
As part of the MLDC, JRF Scholars are required to participate in non-profit community service and/or civic engagement, recognizing both the value they add to their communities and that this is key to the enhancement of one’s personal and professional self-esteem.
NNOMY is grateful for grant support from the following: A.J. Muste Memorial Fund-Resist, Inc.-Rose and Sherle Wagner Foundation | Fiscal Sponsorship by Alliance for Global Justice | Hosted by Electric Embers Cooperative