Category Archives: Mentoring

The Mentoring Impact

Mentoring to Manhood is a program of Community Youth Advance focused on supporting young men of color through mentorship, character building and life skills. Recently, we asked one of our graduating senior Andre and his brother Adriene to reflect on their experiences with the program and the lessons and skills they have learned that will sustain […]

Meet Jordan

Meet Jordan, a Community Youth Advance Mentoring to Manhood student: My name is Jordan Baxter; I am 14 years old and I have Autism. I have social, emotional speech and developmental delay. I currently run track, take martial arts every day and I attending Mentoring to Manhood. I currently attend Surrattsville High School located in Clinton, MD which […]

From Mentee to Mentor

From Mentee to Mentor A Profile by: Jonathan Anderson Community Youth Advance Summer 2019 Intern Cavaggio is currently a mentor in Community Youth Advance’s Mentoring to Manhood(M2M) program. Cavaggio has been involved in the program for about 3 years now, but he started his journey as a mentee in the program when he was 10.  […]

County Special Partnership Grant Expands to Community Youth Advance

Community Youth Advance has been accepted into the Ready for Work Capacity Building Program presented by The Prince George’s County Council and Venture Philanthropy Partners (VPP), in partnership with Fair Chance DC. This 3-year cohort program is the result of the council’s expansion of its special partnership grant initiative designed to support nonprofit growth in Prince George’s County. The grant […]

Raymond’s Story

“As an 8th grader at Kenmoor Middle, I excelled at football and basketball, and struggled in my classes. I was a C and D student. Sports had my full attention and that was a problem. I joined M2M for tutoring and mentoring. My mentors recognized my dedication to sports and helped me not only overcome […]

Dhevan’s Story

“I just finished my 10th grade year successfully, thanks to M2M. When I joined the tutoring program, I had a 2.75 GPA. The tutoring I received boosted my 2nd quarter report card grades to a 3.67 GPA. I continued with tutoring and remained on honor roll for both the 3rd and 4th quarters. My tutors, […]

JaAir’s Story

“I’m a 6th grader and I just finished my first year with M2M. I couldn’t get my grades above a C in my main classes. Thanks to M2M, I improved my grades to finally making honor roll for both the 3rd and 4th quarters. I was glad to be able to turn my grades around, […]