Shining a light
Sharing a map
To grasp a path
From birth to
In each neighborhood
For the common good
To steer resources
To flow and show
Choices for each
Child, infant to adult,
Motivated by the
Living full lives.
Daniel Bassill has been developing and sharing tutor/mentor programs since 1972! He understands the need for a community of resources and volunteers to support our precious children from birth to career.
How does he do that, and how do we do that?
Read his newsletter.
Daniel’s work has helped thousands of children in the Chicago area, and his work is replicable to any community. Here’s a scribe document of the strategies.
In Daniel’s words:
The Tutor/Mentor Connection/Institute, LLC is an information-based resource to help people build and sustain volunteer-based tutor/mentor programs reaching youth in high poverty neighborhoods of Chicago and other cities…
Let’s create a world where all kids have greater hope and opportunity.
Help more kids in high poverty areas connect in organized volunteer-based
~Tutor/Mentor Exchange, Daniel Bassill
To inspire you to follow his guidelines, please watch Daniel’s video:
And so, I am so grateful for all of his work. So, I tried to honor him with this portrait and poem of his mission and amazing work. He is truly a shining light in our world.
Please support this work by donating to his organization:
If you can’t follow his strategies, but would like to help him continue his work, scroll down on THIS PAGE to donate via PayPal.
Thank you, Daniel!
Thank you to those who help through your donations or community work.
Geeky Gramma ~~
Retired Middle School Language Arts Teacher ~~
Writer and Thinker