AT&T Aspire Mentoring Academy Announces 1 Million Hours of Mentoring

We are proud to be a partner for this initiative in North Florida! Way to go, AT&T!

Junior Achievement USA®

When mentors connect to young people, both are changed for the better.  Currently, more than 1 in 3 students are at risk of not graduating from high school and grow up without an adult mentor in their life. We want to ensure that young people receive the care and education they deserve. We are fortunate to partner with others to help make that critical connection with a caring adult. Since 2012, we’ve teamed up with AT&T and the AT&T Aspire program to pair students who need mentoring most with an AT&T employee.

As we celebrate National Mentoring Month, we also celebrate another major milestone: AT&T employees have provided 1 million hours of mentoring to students across the nation. With the launch of Aspire Mentoring Academy in the fall of 2012, they set a goal to mentor 1 million hours by the end of 2016. Reaching this milestone nearly 1 year early…

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