Maricopa County Teach One to Lead One Chapter

A Changed Life

Richard Doe, Maricopa County Chapter Director   “See that kid right there with the black and orange shoes? You just changed his life.” These were words that were spoken to me by a school…

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Show Up

Lindsay Palmer, Program Director “80% of success is just showing up” – Woody Allen When it comes to mentoring, truer words have never been spoken.   Often times when speaking with people about Teach…

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Adverse Childhood Experiences

Austin Davis, Community Engagement Specialist   "We have built entire systems to fix the exhaust but nothing to fix the engine." -Robert Rhoton CEO of Arizona Trauma Institute I had the pleasure to hear…

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Authenticity in Mentoring

Lindsay Palmer, Program Director My husband and I were recently afforded the opportunity to take a year off from “real life” and travel through Central and South America. The trip of a lifetime, really.…

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Mentor Post: Finding Purpose

**From a T1L1 Mentor in Maricopa County** When I signed up to be a mentor with  Teach One to Lead One®, I had no idea how much I would love volunteering to mentor these…

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The Suicide Crisis

If you live in the Phoenix area, you have most likely heard about the tragedy that took place on May 11, 2015  at a local high school - Corona Del Sol. Marcus, an 18…

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One of the many pieces of truth that  we give to  Teach One to Lead One® students is that in order to have GREAT relationships, it involves  respect  and  meaningful effort.   We say that…

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The Person Least Expected to Change

Teach One to Lead One® exists to transform at-risk kids into upright citizens. But ask any volunteer mentor  and you'll quickly  learn that T1L1 also transforms our adult mentors!   When I began as…

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