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New Mentoring Program Works with Young Men

Bronx Community Solutions launched a young men's mentoring group. The group will allow Bronx Community Solutions clients the chance to participate in roundtable discussions with male mentors who are leaders in the community, and share meaningful stories of their own struggles and how they can best support each other. In this Q&A, Youth Justice Coordinator Justin Briggs discusses Bronx Community Solutions and the young men's mentoring group.

How did you come to work for Bronx Community Solutions and how have you grown in the job?

Briggs: I came to Bronx Community Solutions as an intern through a program called AmeriCorps. At that time, I was attending a high school equivalency prep course with another agency. A Bronx Community Solutions staff member called my case manager and asked if he had anyone for this great internship opportunity that would provide a stipend and an educational award that could be used for any type of schooling. He immediately thought of me and presented…

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