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Cobb Mentoring Matters Partners with Clark Atlanta University and Morehouse College to Pilot Mentoring at Riverside Intermediate. | April 2016

Cobb Mentoring Matters (CMM) recently sponsored a 90 minute mentoring session with 6 Riverside Students with 6 students from Clark Atlanta University and Morehouse College. Mentor Coordinator Maryellen Gomes had been working with Neiasha Russell, Profession School Counselor at Riverside in hopes of recruiting mentors for the school.
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Cobb Mentoring Matters Program Celebrates National Mentoring Month. | January 2016

Cobb Mentoring Matters, our district’s school-based mentoring program, is celebrating National Mentoring Month and the great work that our mentors are doing. This January marks the 15th annual National Mentoring Month, and Cobb Mentoring Matters is participating in this campaign aimed at expanding quality mentoring opportunities to connect more of our community’s young people with caring adults.
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Cobb schools mentoring program enters its third year, builds bonds 

Kincaid Elementary fifth-grader Tyrick Johnson is always excited when school lets out Friday afternoons because that’s when he gets to hang out with his mentor, Jared Minga. Minga, 30, is a mentor through Cobb Mentoring Matters, the district’s school-based mentoring program.
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Cobb Mentoring Matters Hosts their End of the Year Celebration Honoring Mentors and Corporate Champion!  | May 10, 2014

On Saturday May 10th, Cobb Mentoring Matters (CMM), Cobb County School District’s flagship school-based mentoring program, celebrated the conclusion of their 2nd year of operation at Laurel Park in Marietta. As part of an ongoing effort to meet...
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Aaron’s Goes Deep in Support of the Kids of Cobb County!  | December 4, 2013

Cobb Mentoring Matters is an initiative of the Cobb County School District Social Work Department is in its second year of providing stellar mentors to the students in our district. Cobb Mentoring Matters has positioned itself as a turn-key mentoring program...
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Maryellen Gomes, Mentor Coordinator for Cobb Mentoring Matters was offered admission to the 2013 Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring  | May 23, 2013

The Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring brings top mentoring researchers and experienced practitioners from around the world to Portland State University for an intensive week-long seminar presenting the latest developments...
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End of the Year Celebration | May 21, 2013

Cobb Mentoring Matters (CMM) celebrated the first End of the Year Event at the Cobb County Safety Village. It was important to acknowledge the great work that our mentors had done this year...
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COBB MENTORING MATTERS Smitha Middle School Mentors Connect With Students Through Soccer | April 19, 2013

A group of Smitha Middle School students are discovering the joys of “the beautiful game,” with the help from some positive role models and their speech language therapist. The idea was the brain child of Ms. Henley Slepyan, who observed a lack of strong male role models in the lives of the boys she works with on a weekly...
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COBB MENTORING MATTERS Program Celebrates First Anniversary | February 25, 2013

Cobb Mentoring Matters (CMM) celebrated its one year anniversary in January during...
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JANUARY IS NATIONAL MENTORING MONTH | January 3, 2013

President Barack Obama has recognized January as National Mentoring Month 2013. In his presidential proclamation, Obama noted, "Our American family is bound together by caring individuals who make it their mission to serve others. During National Mentoring Month, we pay special tribute to the men and women who enrich the lives of our young people...
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COBB MENTORING MATTERS Seeks Community Mentors For Cobb Students | August 20, 2012

The Cobb County School District’s first district-wide, school-based student mentoring initiative, Cobb Mentoring Matters, is moving into full motion as the district enters the 2012-2013 school year. Officially launched in January 2012, currently over 140 school and community volunteers have signed up to be a mentor. In coordination...
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MENTORING MATTERS MAKES ITS MOVE | July 18, 2012

When Cobb County Schools received an $8.5 million federal grant in 2008,  the program Success for All Students was created. Under that umbrella, services like school-based mental health,  in-home family support and drug and alcohol prevention began to be offered throughout the county.
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SETTING A GOOD EXAMPLE: COBB COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT LAUNCHES MENTOR PROGRAM | February 11, 2012

Cobb County schools are now offering an opportunity for community members to make a difference in the lives of its students by volunteering to be a mentor.
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COBB COUNTY SCHOOLS LAUNCH YOUTH MENTORSHIP PROGRAM, "Cobb Mentoring Matters" | January 2012

This month, President Obama issued a proclamation designating January as National Mentoring Month, saying, “Every day, mentors help young Americans face the challenges of growing into adulthood. By setting a positive example and sharing their time, knowledge and experience, mentors play an essential role in...
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