Assessing an Educational Mentorship Program in an Urban Context

Findings: Participants in mentoring programs report increases in social capital with people with socio-economic differences, but most mentors and proteges are from similar socio-economic neighborhoods.

Methods: Surveying participants in mentoring programs in Santa Fe, New Mexico and cross-referencing US Census data on local demographics.

Good For: If you are considering participating in or starting a mentoring program and want to learn about perceived societal benefits.

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