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TUTOR/MENTOR CONNECTION A CAPACITY-BUILDING NETWORK

Supported by Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC, A Social Benefit Enterprise

by Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC, A Social Benefit Enterprise Our Goal: Enabling youth/adult connections to take place
by Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC, A Social Benefit Enterprise Our Goal: Enabling youth/adult connections to take place
by Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC, A Social Benefit Enterprise Our Goal: Enabling youth/adult connections to take place
by Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC, A Social Benefit Enterprise Our Goal: Enabling youth/adult connections to take place

Our Goal: Enabling youth/adult connections to take place in every neighborhood with high poverty.

This presentation is a product of Tutor/Mentor Connection, Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC. Merchandise Mart PO Box 3303,, Chicago, Il. 60654 Web site: www.tutormentorconnection.org and www.tutormentorexchange.net Email: tutormentor2@earthlink.net

Meet Daniel F. Bassill, D.H.L.

Tutor/Mentor Connection, Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC

Illinois Wesleyan 1964-68, History Major

Institute, LLC • Illinois Wesleyan 1964-68, History Major Dan & Leo Circa 1974 • Army Intelligence,

Dan & Leo Circa 1974

• Army Intelligence, 1968-71 17 year advertising career (1973-

1990)

• 4 yrs Loaned Exec United Way/Crusade of Mercy, Chi

36 years leading tutor/mentor program (1975-2011)

• President, Founder of Cabrini Connections in 1992-2011;

• Founder, Leader, Tutor/Mentor Connection, 1993 – present

Founder Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC, July 2011

present • Founder Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC, July 2011 Leo Today The ideas shared in this presentation

Leo Today

The ideas shared in this presentation and on many web sites and blogs were generated over 40 years of work to help inner-city kids have adult support that helps them move through school and into adult roles free of poverty.

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Every youth living in high poverty needs extra help to move successfully through school and

Every youth living in high poverty needs extra help to move successfully through school and into 21 st century jobs and careers.

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If more leaders adopt this strategy, more kids will move through school to jobs.

this strategy, more kids will move through school to jobs. This is one of many concept

This is one of many concept maps created by T/MI to show ideas. See this at http://www.tutormentorconference.org/conceptmaps.asp

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While I led a single tutor/mentor program in one zip code from 1975-2011

Chicago Cabrini Connections Tutor/Mentor Connection has innovated uses of maps to support non profit program
Chicago
Cabrini
Connections
Tutor/Mentor
Connection
has innovated
uses of maps to
support non
profit program
growth in all
poverty areas of
a city like
Chicago.
Serves teens in
the Cabrini-
Green area of
Chicago
I was founder
and leader from
1993-2011.

In 1992 there was no leadership working to help programs like Cabrini Connections get the resources needed to grow in every poverty neighborhood of the city and suburbs of Chicago.

I created the Tutor/Mentor Connection (T/MC) in 1993 to fill this void.

In 2011 the Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC was created to support the growth and operation of T/MC type intermediaries in Chicago and other major cities of the US and the world.

Starting in Jan 1993 with 5 volunteers and 7 teens, Cabrini Connections grew to include 80 pairs of 7 th -12 th grade teens and volunteers each year by 1998

-12 t h grade teens and volunteers each year by 1998 This alumni is a college

This alumni is a college grad and a donor supporting Cabrini Connections.

Tramaine Montel Ford (middle) is an actor in New York and graduate of Syracuse. He got his acting start at Cabrini Connections

These alumni both have Master’s degrees This alumni is a college grad.
These alumni
both have
Master’s degrees
This alumni is a
college grad.

More than 700 teens and 800 volunteers were engaged. Many for 3 to 7 years. Some are now college graduates and still connected via the Internet.

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Many great tutoring, mentoring and learning programs are needed.

great tutoring, mentoring and learning programs are needed. Our goal is to help leaders adopt strategies

Our goal is to help leaders adopt strategies that achieve this goal.

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All programs have same needs:

All programs have same needs: Chicago area The shaded areas of this map of Chicago are

Chicago

area

The shaded areas of this map of Chicago are the areas of most concentrated poverty.
The shaded
areas of this
map of
Chicago are
the areas of
most
concentrated
poverty.

If leaders help programs in different areas get these resources every day, they help kids move through school toward careers:

* volunteers

* public visibility

* operating dollars

* technology

* training/learning

* leadership

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This strategy can be used by leaders and intermediaries in any city in the world!

Browse each section quickly to know what’s on the site.
Browse each section quickly to
know what’s on the site.
Browse each section quickly to know what’s on the site. This is the home page of

This is the home page of the main T/MI web site. http://www.tutormentorexchange.net

Learn more about this at

The Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC focuses on four on- going strategies

Resource

Generation

Collaboration, shared learning

Public

Awareness

Research

Generation Collaboration, shared learning Public Awareness Research http://tinyurl.com/TMI-4-part-strategy Pg 9

Think of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC as a resource supporting many leaders.

Institute, LLC as a resource supporting many leaders. Think of the T/MI as someone in the
Institute, LLC as a resource supporting many leaders. Think of the T/MI as someone in the

Think of the T/MI as someone in the “back room” helping form strategies.

Think of the T/MI a resource to support your efforts.

Consider the T/MC as a 'think tank” and “incubator” of new ideas and solutions.

Visit http://www.tutormentorexchange.net to browse the on-line library.

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http://www.tutormentorprogramlocator.net/Prgloc.aspx
http://www.tutormentorprogramlocator.net/Prgloc.aspx

RESEARCH Maintaining data- base of providers.

By maintaining a master database of tutor/mentor programs we can lead efforts that support the growth of every program in a city.

Click one box in each category, and choose zip code then click “FIND A PROGRAM”

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A search on the Program Locator enables volunteers, donors, leaders, parents can to find programs

A search on the Program Locator enables volunteers, donors, leaders, parents can to find programs in specific areas.

The programs in this search show up on a Google map. Contact info for each program is shown, based on what T/MC has received from each organization.

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Interactive Map Based Directory shows where programs are needed in a region, and where programs already exist.

Zoom into smaller parts of the city and create custom views.
Zoom into smaller parts of the
city and create custom views.

This reverses the traditional search logic of Google or Map Quest. It shows all of the places in a geographic region where tutor/mentor programs are needed.

Intended as a planning tool used by leaders to help fill all zip codes with needed programs.

Flash Intro to Program Locator: http://www.tutormentorprogramlocator.net/Intro.aspx

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In addition to Program Locator, a web library with more than 2000 links

Links in library point to web sites that host their own information, and additional links
Links in library
point to web sites
that host their own
information, and
additional links
related to same
topic.

RESEARCH Maintaining data- base of providers.

"When nonprofit and community leaders share ideas, insights and information in ways that

promote social impact

share what works and what doesn't

better service, and measurable results."

2003 quote by Mr. Tim Wilmot. Chief Knowledge and Evaluation Officer, Charles and Helen Schwab Foundation

knowledge-sharing

can improve organizational effectiveness. When we

it results in accelerated learning, less reinventing the wheel,

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Library of ideas available to help leaders in any part of world.

of ideas available to help leaders in any part of world. 35 years of experience and
of ideas available to help leaders in any part of world. 35 years of experience and

35 years of experience and ideas have been shared in PDF essays posted on TMI web sites. More than 38,000 views have been recorded on Scribd since Oct. 2011 when first articles were posted.

Find these at

And at http://www.slideshare.net/tutormentor/ Copywrite 2011, Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC, Tutor/Mentor

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YEAR ROUND CALENDAR OF EVENTS HAS BEEN DEVELOPED

PUBLIC AWARENESS Increasing use. 6-months 9-months 12-months 3-months from now from now from now from
PUBLIC
AWARENESS
Increasing use.
6-months
9-months
12-months
3-months
from now
from now
from now
from now
Immediate
Impact
$$
Growth of
volunteers & $$
and corporate
leaders involved

These events can be duplicated in many cities, and supported by many leaders. As this happens we gain attention of corporate, celebrity and philanthropic leaders more than would be possible if only operating in a single city. We build greater attention and a greater flow of resources.

 

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Search “Google” for the ‘tutor mentor’ and see T/MC sites on first page.

Annual count of visitors to CC, T/MC web sites 160000 140000 120000 100000 “Hits” or
Annual count of visitors to CC, T/MC web sites
160000
140000
120000
100000
“Hits” or
individual
page
views
were more
80000
than 1.3
Series1
million
RESULTS
60000
This system did not
exist in 1993.
40000
each year
from 2009
through
20000
2012
It still
does not
exist in most
cities.
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First web site was established in 1998 by volunteers. Since then several additional web sites have been created to meet specific goals. See list at http://www.tutormentorexchange.net

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Actions taken to help tutor/mentor programs grow in Chicago

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To help have a citywide strategy to help tutor/mentor

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programs

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Advertising

Training of non profit & for-profit leaders

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Continuous flow of

dollars, volunteers, etc.

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OHATS was launched in 2000 to document actions taken by T/MC and other leaders to help tutor/mentor programs grow in Chicago area.

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Read about Collective Impact and role of “backbone” organizations on Stanford Social Innovation Review: http://www.ssireview.org/articles/entry/collective_impact

http://www.ssireview.org/articles/entry/collective_impact A Tutor/Mentor Connection is a “backbone” organization

A Tutor/Mentor Connection is a “backbone” organization and is needed in every city in the world. T/MI seeks to help a T/MC grow in Chicago and other cities.

“Collective impact requires that funders support a long- term process of social change without identifying any particular solution in advance.”

A backbone organization with a modest annual budget can support a collective impact initiative of several hundred organizations, magnifying the impact of millions or even billions of dollars in existing funding. Strive, for example, has a $1.5 million annual budget but is coordinating the efforts and increasing the effectiveness of organizations with combined budgets of $7 billion.”

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How much funding is needed? More than what we’ve had. Not as much as what others are spending.

Revenue by Mentor Program (FY2008)

Indiana Youth Institute (Indiana Mentoring Partnership) Massachusetts Mentoring Partnership Connecticut Mentoring
Indiana Youth Institute (Indiana
Mentoring Partnership)
Massachusetts Mentoring
Partnership
Connecticut Mentoring
Partnership
Less than $200,000 per year to support
Washington State Mentors
T/MC Expense less rent
activities in 3
rd
largest city in USA
Mentoring Partnership of
Minnesota
250000
200000
Maryland Mentoring Partnership
150000
Series1
VA Mentoring Partnerships
100000
The Mentoring Partnership of
Southwestern Pennsylvania
50000
0
Oregon Mentors
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Tutor/Mentor Connection
-
1,000
2,000
3,000
4,000
5,000
6,000
7,000
8,000

Note revenue data was not available for The Mentoring Partnership of Arizona (MPA)

Thousands

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Can Tutor/Mentor Connection strategies be applied in India, Africa, or Europe? What might it cost?

Can Tutor/Mentor Connection strategies be applied in India, Africa, or Europe?

What might it cost?

How might we work together to develop tools, process, leadership, and resources that can be applied in Chicago, other US cities and in India?

DISCUSSION:

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The information in this presentation is part of a 4-part strategy.

http://tinyurl.com/TMI-4-Pt-Strategy

of a 4-part strategy. http://tinyurl.com/TMI-4-Pt-Strategy T/MI seeks many leaders who will adopt this strategy. T/MI

T/MI seeks many leaders who will adopt this strategy.

T/MI seeks a few who will help T/MI continue to develop it.

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Watch Videos – learn more http://www.tutormentorconference.org/ Institute%20Theater.htm Visualizations to view
Watch Videos – learn more
http://www.tutormentorconference.org/
Institute%20Theater.htm
Visualizations to view

Many articles on Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC blog include visualizations like this, intended to help you dig deeper into ideas you can use. See this at http://tutormentor.blogspot.com/search/l abel/ThingLink

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Learn more about how you and your company can be leaders in mentoring inner city

Learn more about how you and your company can be leaders in mentoring inner city youth to careers and/or supporters of the Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC. Visit these web sites:

Www.tutormentorexchange.net

http://www.tutormentorconnection.org

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http://tutormentor.blogspot.com

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* http://MappingforJustice.blogspot.com

Twitter: @tutormentorteam

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