Mentoring Matters: Opioid Recovery Starts With A Strong Support System And Proper GuidanceIn 2017 more people died of opioid overdoses than from both gun violence and car accidents, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Mentoring Matters: Breakthrough Miami Helps Young Students Achieve Amazing HeightsBreakthrough Miami is an academic program where bright students in under served schools are able to be tutored and helped to reach their goals of graduating high school and get into college.
'She's My Hero': South Florida Teacher Goes Above & Beyond For Student Battling CancerA South Florida teacher has formed a special bond with a student who has stood up to cancer.
Mentoring Matters: Passion For Butterflies Turns Into Educational InitiativeA Davie high school student’s butterfly garden, which began as a science project, is taking on a life of its own, and is now being incorporated into school-wide K-12 curriculum at NSU University School.
Mentoring Matters: Bond Between Employee & Famed 'Robert Is Here' Fruit Stand Boss Goes Beyond The JobMentors can come from the unlikeliest of places, even a fruit stand.
Mentoring Matters: The Powerful Bond Between An Aspiring Actor And His Mentor Prepares Him For The Biggest StagesDarius J. Manuel plays many roles. At the Florida Children's Theatre in Fort Lauderdale, he's a teacher and director. But he's also a student.
Mentoring Matters: Homestead High Teacher Helping Students With Autism Work Toward Independent LivesTeacher Jaya Narain is explaining the details of a medical prescription to her students.
Mentoring Matters: 'Executive Pass Program' Allows Execs To Share Expertise With StudentsA statewide program is pairing school principals with local business executives to benefit students.
Mentoring Matters: HIP Program Built To Educate, But It Also Helps Students Through Extremely Tough TimesWhen you hear that a high school student is “hip” you probably think he or she is fashionably current and in the know.
Mentoring Matters: LBA Academy Principal Works Hard To Prepare Students For Life After SchoolAt the Latin Builders Association Academy, it’s all about learning today and leading tomorrow.
'Anything Is Possible' For Miami Editor With Help From His MentorA love of films and filmmaking is what brought a South Florida teenager and his mentor together.
Branches Mentors Helps Kids, Teens Grow, Climb, AchieveOn this week’s Mentoring Matters, we meet one woman who started a one-time only program for kids in Florida City 25 years ago. Today, she leads 440 kids; one of them offered a full scholarship to Yale University.
Mentoring Matters: Big Brothers, Big Sisters Proud Of New Initiative Big PrideThe Big Brothers, Big Sisters mentoring organization has a new initiative, Big Pride, focused on serving South Florida's LGBTQ youth.
Mentoring Matters: Middle School Volunteer Helping Improve Reading, Test Taking SkillsEvery Tuesday on CBS4 News, we share stories about why Mentoring Matters.
Mentoring Matters: Foster Children Receive Care & Guidance Thanks To Children's Harbor Program In this week’s Mentoring Matters we go up to Children's Harbor in Broward County.