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From the Forum – Got wisdom? We need long-term MENTORS for motivated low-income students!

by Prince Of Petworth August 28, 2015 at 2:10 pm 5 Comments

Got wisdom? We need long-term MENTORS for motivated low-income students!

“Nationally, 41% of low-income students will enter college, while only 8% will finish by their mid-20s.

Since inception, 99% of Capital Partners for Education (CPE) graduates have gone on to college, and 70% have graduated on time.

Founded in 1993, Capital Partners for Education (CPE) is a dynamic college preparatory program that helps motivated, low-income students in the Washington Metropolitan area to get to and through college by providing one-on-one mentoring, college and career preparation and support, individualized staff support, school partnerships and scholarships.

We are now hosting mentor trainings for our class of 11th Grade Navigators! This two-year mentoring relationship will include: monthly staff facilitated workshops, weekly email exchange, and weekly phone calls.

RSVP for one of our upcoming mentor trainings on

Tuesday, September 8: 6:00 – 8:30 PM
Satuday, September 19: 10:00AM – 12:30 PM
Thursday, September 24: 6:00 – 8:30 PM

To RSVP or for more information:
[email protected]
202-682-6020 ext. 230
http://www.cpfe.org/mentors/become-a-mentor/

Apply: https://cpe.imentor.org

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  • 16th St. Heights

    I mentor with CPE. They are great. Highly recommend.

    • GoneGuy

      I’ll second that. Worked with them when I lived in D.C. and what they’re doing is impressive. I’m still in touch with the kid I mentored …

  • ash

    This is exactly the type of opportunity I’ve been looking for. Thanks for posting!

  • Thought

    I nominate Brianne Nadeau to volunteer. And her staff.

  • Thanks for posting, I will be volunteering as well.

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