Dakota Koski

12th Annual Father Daughter Ball

The REACH Mentoring Program of Cloquet is hosting its 12th Annual Father Daughter Ball. This year’s theme is Diamonds and Rhinestones! The event will be held at the Black Bear Casino & Resort in the Otter Creek Center on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 5:30pm. Purchase Tickets Here Over 400 people are expected to attend this great event that brings generations together. All fathers and daughters are invited or male figures such as grandfathers, uncles, brothers, etc. to attend this…

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National Mentoring Summit

Executive Director Dakota Koski and Program Coordinator attended the National Mentoring Summit in Washington DC last week. The National Mentoring Summit is the only national convening of youth mentoring professionals, researchers, MENTOR Affiliates, philanthropic investors, and government and civic leaders aimed at collectively strengthening and expanding quality mentoring relationships for young people across the country. The 2019 National Mentoring Summit featured more than 80 workshops that explore our annual theme, “Building Relationships, Advancing the Movement.” This year’s workshops offered a versatile array of prevalent…

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#ThankYourMentor Campaign

November is the official start of MENTOR’s #ThankYourMentor campaign, a celebration of the power of mentoring. To participate, download the “My Mentor…” sign, and ask mentees to write a message about why they’re thankful for their mentors, and snap a photo or video. Need some thought starters? We have prompts available here. Share photos/videos on social media using hashtag #ThankYourMentor. Retweet our messages of thanks throughout the month and encourage others to share their mentoring stories as well! Thank Your Mentor Story…

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Pine Knot News – That’s so Raven

That’s so Raven Cloquet student gets an audience with federal agencies Mike Creger Pine Knot News Cloquet High School student Raven Sevilleja was one of 20 students from across the country invited to a three-day seminar in the Washington, D.C. area last month. The listening session was designed to give federal government agencies a sense of how teens and young adults make decisions. Ann Parish, a coordinator with the local mentoring program REACH, nominated Sevilleja. “She’s extremely bright,” Parish said.…

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Pine Knot News – In this case, SOS is not a last minute cry for help

In this case, SOS is not a last minute cry for help For county teens, understanding comes from each other   By Mike Creger Pine Knot News   It was a fortuitous bus ride discussion nearly two years ago that led to a student-run peer group in Cloquet designed to keep kids safe from the stressful triggers of adolescence. “We want to do more” is what Ann Parish remembers students saying on the ride home from a suicide prevention training…

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Stephanie Lee – Grief & Loss

Name: Stephanie Lee Business/Company: Carlton County Restorative Justice Phone Number: 218.384.4281 ext. 244 E-Mail: [email protected] Address: 317 Chestnut Avenue, Carlton MN 55718 Tell us about your educational background: Business Degree Work experience: Sales, nonprofits and city/town government Tell us about your personal likes, hobbies and interests: Cooking, eating, feeding folks, gardening, reading, hanging out with my family, walking in the woods or on the shores of Lake Superior, community, politics and alone time. What is your presentation about and what…

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Maraya Leino – WINDOW Victim Services

Name: Maraya Leino Business/Company: WINDOW Victim Services Phone Number: 218-499-8088 E-Mail: [email protected] Address: 230 Chestnut Ave, Carlton MN Tell us about your educational background: In January 2010, I enlisted in Minnesota Army National Guard and completed my public education in July of 2010. I severed 8 Years with the Minnesota Army National Guard. During my service, I deployed to Iraq for one year, from May of 2011- May of 2012. Once is returned home, I accepted a job at the…

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Anne & Raven Attend the Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs and the American Institutes for Research

The  Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs and the American Institutes for Research, funded the attendance and active participation of 20 youth and their adult supporters from across the United States in a Listening Session to Identify How to Support Youth Decision-Making. One of REACH Mentoring’s peer mentors and SOS founder, Raven Sevilleja, was selected to attend to express her thoughts and ideas to U.S. Federal Staff; and REACH Program Coordinator was selected to be Raven’s “Supportive Adult” through the process. Federal…

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