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National CARES Mentoring

The mission of the National CARES Mentoring Movement is to secure, heal and transform the lives of impoverished Black children by inspiring, recruiting and mobilizing masses of caring Black men and women to mentor and nourish them.

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Organizational snapshot

National CARES Mentoring is a pioneering, community-mobilization initiative, anchored by 58 local CARES Affiliates across 26 states, that directly addresses the life-shredding effects of intergenerational Black poverty and lays a blueprint for community recovery.

It is the only organization providing holistic programming on a national scale to undergird and advance impoverished Black children, and the nation’s recognized leader in the recruitment, training, and engagement of African American mentors.

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