What is eMentoring?
Our eMentoring program with iCouldBe is a 1-to-1 developmental mentoring program facilitated by BBBS designed to provide local students with:
Closing the opportunity gap
Every nine seconds a student drops out of school nationwide; right now 67% of JCPS students are college and career ready, and Louisville ranks 21st out of the 50 largest metropolitan areas with a 14.2% rate of opportunity youth. eMentoring programs help close the opportunity gap! At-risk students need caring adults to encourage them to stay in school; all students deserve a caring adult mentor.
Research shows that youth matched with mentors: