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Why did we change our name

The new name and image are intended to emphasize the new opportunities our children learn to create for themselves with the guidance of dedicated mentors. We provide experiences that open lives to a new future, we help youth find new pathways.

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New Pathways for Youth Names Christy McClendon as President/CEO Press Release 05-20-14 Phoenix, May 20, 2014 – New Pathways for Youth New Pathways for Youth, Phoenix’s premier mentoring program for marginalized youth, has named Christy McClendon as President/CEObeginning July 1, 2014.After serving as the Vice President for the past year, McClendon takes the helm of [...]

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It’s Hard To Imagine Someone Successful Who Never Had A Mentor

I was heartened to see this blog on NPR about mentoring.   It asks the great question, “It’s hard to imagine someone successful who never had a mentor. Unfortunately, it’s not so hard to imagine someone successful who quickly forgets about his/her mentors. Hey, they made time for you; now go and make time for others.” Read [...]

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Use Your Tax Dollars to Make Dreams a Reality

There is a simple and easy way to give to New Pathways for Youth with 100% reimbursement. The Working Poor Tax Credit, a dollar for dollar tax credit offered by the State of Arizona that applies toward your state tax liability. This is available in addition to the public and private school tax credit. Single taxpayers can [...]

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Announcing: New curriculum for all New Pathways for Youth programs!

New Pathways for Youth is excited to announce that we will be implementing an evidence-based curriculum across all programs to support our youth’s success!  Our mentors are incredibly committed to the personal and academic development of their youth and have requested more resources to create positive and lasting impact with their youth.  Therefore, we are [...]

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Guest Blogger: Dr. G

We are so proud of the school partnerships we have strengthened over the last several years. One of those partners is Camelback High School, where our Exceed program meets.  Here is Dr G., the principal at Camelback High school, on what they are doing to keep “the scary” out of Arizona’s education system. What do [...]

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Why did we change our name?

To hear more about why we changed our name, let's hear from the youth who are most impacted.  We will leave to them to tell you what it means to them.

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