Many young men in Memphis are desperate for positive role models, but they are surrounded by bad influences.
“Guys (are) driving down the street shooting,” a mom told FOX13 when we asked what kids see in some neighborhoods.
Today’s kids want to learn, but that isn’t always a good thing. It really depends on who is influencing a given child.
Whether it’s a teacher, coach, pastor, rapper or gangster – they can all have an impact on the lives of children.
Mentoring works to help steer kids in the right direction, and we saw proof from a number of cases. Their stories inspire hope, but there is still a problem.
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