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Second Annual Mentoring Kick-Off at Hallandale Adult Community Center

Wednesday, October 01, 2014
 
WHO:             
Students, District staff, community members and keynote speaker Tracy Mourning
 
WHAT:            
Second Annual Mentoring Kick-Off
 
WHEN:            
Thursday October 2, 2014, 10 a.m.
 
WHERE:          
Hallandale Adult Community Center
1000 SW 3rd St
Hallandale Beach, FL 33009
 
WHY:              
The Second Annual Mentoring Kick-Off is intended to share the value of mentoring young adults, all of whom are at-risk of not remaining in school or graduating. Keynote speaker, Tracy Mourning will share her own personal story and encourage students to persevere and to keep setting goals to achieve greatness.
 
Hallandale Adult Community School is an alternative school of second chances. It provides high school students in grades 7-12 with opportunities to recover academic credits, to accelerate their learning, and to address social and emotional concerns, which may have inhibited learning in their home school. The school’s mentoring programs provide students with guidance for their post-secondary plans, including college preparation, job internships, and connections to entry level jobs.
 
Tracy Mourning is a mentor, designer, broadcast journalist, motivational speaker, soon-to-be published author, loving mother and wife to NBA All-Star Alonzo Mourning. The South Florida resident founded the Honey Shine Mentoring Program and has been fully dedicated to enriching the lives of young women.
 
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