“The AAA of Justice:” What Makes Mentorship Work

Written by Kimani Francois //  One of the most vital acts of justice is mentorship. When I ponder the words “mentor” or “mentorship,” the words that come to mind are: wise counsel, experience, knowledge, and advice. The definition of mentorship is “a relationship in which a more experienced or more knowledgeable person helps guide a less … Continue reading “The AAA of Justice:” What Makes Mentorship Work

“How to Kill a Skunk”: Mentorship and Transformation in the Inner City

Written by Gabe LePage //  Elijah Libbett never knew I was the one who messed with the skunk. I was taking a walk around my neighborhood in the Southeast side of Grand Rapids, resting my mind from studying for exams. As I was walking down the street, a man in front of me pointed at … Continue reading “How to Kill a Skunk”: Mentorship and Transformation in the Inner City

Learning to Hear: Bridge-building in the Middle East

Written by Jeffrey Pond //  The image of a bridge-builder captivates me, and I believe someone who travels well is someone who is a bridge-builder. A bridge-builder sits and listens to others and tries to make a point of connection, but most importantly tries to hear what the other person is actually saying without placing prejudice … Continue reading Learning to Hear: Bridge-building in the Middle East