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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

VIP Stories: Jaila Thomas & Elena Fracassa

A conversation with mentor Elena Fracassa and mentee Jaila Thomas at Denby High School in Detroit. Jaila, a 2015 Denby graduate, actually worked for VIP for a time.

Conversations at Central High

There are many facets to VIP Mentoring. The College and Career Readiness program helps students prepare for life after Central - including applying for college and scholarships, examining different careers, visiting college campuses, mentoring...

College Readiness Program: J’Nai Sykes

In this two-minute video, we hear from participating junior J'Nai Sykes.

VIP Celebrates 35 Years

A video look at VIP Mentoring, which celebrated its 35th anniversary in 2015.

Five Inducted into VIP Hall of Fame at 2017 Tailgate Event

Sixth Annual “Coaches for Kids Maize 'N' Green Tailgate”  - Monday, October 2nd, 2017, at Ford Field Our supporters flocked to Ford Field as five new members were inducted into VIP’s Hall of Fame. Each...

VIP Stories: Mentors and Mentees

Some past and current mentors and mentees talk about VIP

VIP’s Bobby Johnson Named a Mentor of the Year

A video interview with Bobby Johnson, a manager from Delta Air Lines who participates in location-based mentoring at Romulus Elementary School.

Community-Based Mentor Knows First-Hand the Impact Mentoring Can Have

By Jessica Guyor John Singleton has been involved in the mentoring process his whole life – first as a mentee and then as a mentor. His first mentor was his 8th grade teacher, who is...

Microsoft Holds “Back to School” Event on August 27

Food, Fun, Games and School Supplies for Students Microsoft – a great supporter of VIP Mentoring – hosted its fourth annual Back to School Rally at the Somerset Collection on August 27th, 2017 - along...