Social Labs-Connecting Across Cultures-Mentoring Positives (Will Green…
Social Labs-Connecting Across Cultures-Mentoring Positives
Will Green & Donale Johnson
Connection with Community
Are they part of any other organizations?
Church, civic clubs
Sustain Dane and Edgewood College connections
Nyra's American Family connection - Social Lab
Networking opportunities everywhere
Agent for change
Long term committement
Willingness to embrace other
How do others in the community view them?
Opportunites for Success & Collaboration
Create a Shark Tank Moment - Clear ask and solution
n 3 to 5 minutes. Who are you? What is your mission? What is your ask?
Video - story of a typical day as an employee of Mentoring
Create a "Shark Tank" video
Explain what Mentoring Positive is ..in fun way- thinking about doing it for Rx Gone for Good Program.
Who support Mentoring Positive
Who has challenges with the program and why
Can we get a leader to support?
Donale can be the new Ambassitor and speak to the success of Mentoring Positives
Real life expericence
Strong personal message
Clear vision of his own personal goals
Intelligent, driven and goal orientated
Edgewood Collage - Social Innovation Class
Scarcity of time
Does program recongnize challeges of time committement to such an important project
Clear line of accountablity
Work, other classe expectations, personal time
Connection to class or community?
Do you need to live in community to create positive change
Is providing a "social lab" hub enough
Do we need to connect with others along with working with Mentoring Positives. Does this give a wider or more inclusive view of the issues
Is one or two semesters enough for change
Continuious program for Social Innovation and Sustainablity
Does the create long term sustainable view like man projects
Does this create dependency?
Example of success to be shared with others
Positive Ambassitors of Success -
Share their stories
If time permits have them go to meetings with Will and Donale
Percentage of youth connected to Mentoring Positive
Has it grown over time?
Any other examples besides Donele that can be leveraged
Less then positive -willingness to learn from obsticals or challenges
Community view-what is it
Salsa and Pizza Sales
Internship with Mentioring Positive - what does a day look like?
What do they want out of the program
Align with goals of
Can an internship be based on communicating to the public
Barriers to Success
5500 not for profits in Dane County all want part of limited resources
Pride of past success can prevent opportunity for new ideas
Lack of consistent communition
How often is need communicated?
How is it communicated
Social media, word of mouth
Unclear vision of success
What are the top 3 "Smart Goals"
What exactly does Mentoring Positives want to accomplish
Has this changed or evolved over the years
How is ask communicated to others. Based on a need or does it come off as expected or deserved?