For the past several years, studies on the effectiveness of youth mentoring programs have suggested that youth with a long-term, consistent, caring adult mentor can experience myriad positive developmental and academic outcomes.
Drawing on public input, local data and research, PCL adopted the following goal for mentoring investments: connect children and youth with caring adult role models that support their well-being. The strategy adopted to work toward this goal is: Supports for students’ academic achievement and/or post‐secondary pursuits.
See a full list of the Levy’s 8 mentoring investments for 2020-23.
PCL publishes annual performance reports on mentoring programs for each fiscal year.