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MENTORING PROGRAMS AT EASTERSEALS

THRIVE: EMPOWERING YOUNG WOMEN WITH DISABILITIES

Collage of images of young women from Thrive at mentorship retreat

Thrive is a mentoring program for women with disabilities 14 and up. Through both group and one-to-one match relationships, each participant will have the opportunity to develop the skills of self-empowerment and to promote personal achievement and self-identity within a community of other women with disabilities. Thrive activities include quarterly community groups as well as a two day overnight retreat in June.

BROTHERS AGAINST DISCRIMINATION (B.A.D.): EMPOWERING YOUNG MEN WITH DISABILITIES

Collage of images of young men from brothers against discrimination at mentorship retreat

Join our mentoring program B.A.D.! Brothers Against Discrimination (B.A.D.) is a mentoring program for men 14 and up with disabilities. Just like the female Thrive, through both group and one-to-one match relationships, each participant will have the opportunity to develop the skills of self-empowerment and to promote personal achievement and self-identity within a community of other men with disabilities. B.A.D. activities include community groups as well as a two day overnight retreat in June.

CAREER EXPLORATION PROGRAM

Our Career Exploration Program for young adults with disabilities is an opportunity to learn about different career paths through group and one-to-one relationships. The goal is to develop self-empowerment and to promote personal achievement, as well as better identify future career goals. Leaders in various career fields in the community will be taking part in career mentor activities which will help youth better understand the world of work. Youth ages 14 to 26 are encouraged to join throughout the year.

Apply today!

Mentee application ages 14 - 22: Thrive l B.A.D.
Mentor application 23+: Thrive l B.A.D.

For more information about participating or or to get the application in a digitally editable format please contact: youth@eastersealsma.org or (508) 751-6417.

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