Here is Why More College Students of Color Should Become Mentors

An American tragedy is that one in three young people in America will reach their 18th Birthday without ever having a mentor. An even bigger tragedy is that there are people of color who are enrolled in colleges across the United States who have the power to change this harrowing statistic but do not. Growing up in Philadelphia I was exposed to the heartbreaking news that another young person was a victim of gun violence or the perpetrator of a violent crime. While I studied at the Millersville University of Pennsylvania, I became a first-year experience mentor simply because I knew the positive impact I could have on a person's life... I was lucky. I was lucky because growing up my mother

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