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  • Genre:EDUCATION
  • SubGenre:Leadership
  • Language:English
  • Pages:200
  • Format:Hardcover
  • Hardcover ISBN:9781667844466

Making Youth Matter

Creating Legacy Through Community

by Robert Mitchener

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Overview
In Making Youth Matter Robert Mitchener shares from his own experiences the importance of young people being valued, developed and directed through collaborative community efforts.
Description
Robert Mitchener's Making Youth Matter is a clarion call for people everywhere to reach back into their communities to mentor the kids who live just around the block. His story challenges people of influence to spend time with youth developing meaningful interactions, beyond one time encounters. Making Youth Matter shares Mitchener's passion for creating innovative and educational opportunities to help young people pave new routes for achieving their destinies. Mitchener candidly shares the importance of timely investments such as: One on One mentorship, Leadership, Life skill dynamics, Empowerment through Education and Workforce training and how they help secure a more fulfilling, productive life for young people, their future families, and the communities they will build and live their futures in. Because investing in youth is the key to creating the kind of legacy that can grow better communities.
About the author
Mr. Mitchener has extensive training and education in all aspects of criminal justice and law enforcement to include screening, triage and referral to corrections and prison systems, specifically targeting at-risk adults and youth. He has 12 years of providing supervision and oversight development for community-wide law enforcement programs, solving law enforcement system issues and ensuring policy. Consistent with law enforcement outcome models and new initiatives. He has a vast knowledge of criminal justice and gang violence prevention. Mr. Mitchener graduated from Needham B. Broughton High School in Raleigh, North Carolina. There he was an exceptional athlete who lettered in basketball. He was accepted into Allen University in Columbia, South Carolina where he studied Business Administration for a short time until after his encounter with Lem Barney decided that law enforcement was his calling instead. Mr. Mitchener's training includes: Law Enforcement Training, VIP Security, Investigative Procedures/ Techniques, Outstanding Team Management Skills, Presentation/Report Preparation, Critical Problem Resolutions and State/Federal Regulation Knowledge. Robert proves his commitment to youth through his active efforts of creating, designing, hosting and funding events, camps leadership initiatives and mentoring in the community. Robert knows that children with mentors are more confident and have fewer behavioral problems. Robert is very passionate in his goal to help youth recognize and comprehend their self-worth to position themselves for a better future.
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