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Madison365: As Revitalization Spreads Down East Wash., Will Green Remains Staunch Advocate for Darbo-Worthington

Mentoring Positives has been embedded in Darbo Worthington on Madison’s east side for 15 years. We care about this community and see the pride, aspirations, and relationships that make it home. Madison365 recently interviewed executive director Will Green about our vision for Darbo and how the wave of development coming down East Washington Ave will …

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The Cap Times: Community celebration reflects on Mentoring Positives pilot program at La Follette High School

Read the full article Mentoring Positives, a mentoring program based in the Darbo-Worthington neighborhood that is also known for its Off the Block salsa, expanded its support to struggling La Follette High School students this semester, and has seen encouraging results. At a community event on Wednesday at the Spark Building on East Washington Avenue, …

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Madison365: Mentoring Positives Pilot Mentorship Program Growing Youth Leaders at La Follette

Madison365 recently covered the results from our pilot semester at La Follette High School, where we worked with a cohort of 13 juniors and seniors at risk of not graduating on time. “I didn’t know if I could be as impactful in a school space, but it really has been quite an impactful journey in …

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Cap Times: Will Green was expecting a $15,000 grant honoring his Madison community work; he got $175,000

Last Thursday, Will Green knew he would be honored for his community work. As a recipient of the Nan Cheney March for Justice award, presented in a ceremony at the Monona Terrace Convention Center, he would get a $15,000 grant. But he didn’t know he would leave the ceremony with a check from CUNA Mutual …

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