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Push to expand mentoring in Vermont

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Mentors are people who are role models for children. The mentors spend time with kids, but are not there as a teacher, counselor or social worker. Studies find that kids with mentors have improved self-esteem and are less likely to use drugs and skip school.

Chad Butt is the executive director of Mobius, a mentoring partnership. Rebecca Majoya the executive director of the Mentor Connector. They both appeared on The :30 to discuss a new push to bring mentoring programs statewide. Watch the video for more.

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