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January 16, 2018

National Mentoring Month: Marcus and Georgi

​January is National Mentoring Month, and we want to thank all of our dedicated mentors who helped serve 279 students across 9 Bay Area schools this past semester! Spark in the Bay Area would like to highlight a student-mentor pair: Marcus and ment...

​January is National Mentoring Month, and we want to thank all of our dedicated mentors who helped serve 279 students across 9 Bay Area schools this past semester! Spark in the Bay Area would like to highlight a student-mentor pair: Marcus and ment...

July 21, 2017

A Role for Everyone in The Possibility Movement

A student makes possibilities real and his mother invests Spark to create opportunities for more students

Joseph was a shy and quiet student who was nervous when he learned about creating a Spark Project and presenting it at a Share Your Spark event.  “That’s where Spark and my mentors came in,” said Joseph.  “They didn’t just throw me into a...

July 12, 2017

An Extension of Herself

Jazmine explored a passion -- and expanded her “family” in the process

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An Extension of Herself

Spark Student Jazmine considers art to be an extension of herself, so she jumped at the opportunity to flex her creative muscles with a mentor in a real-world workplace. Jazmine worked with her Spark Mentor, Sophia, to express herself in a variety of...

July 12, 2017

A “Master” and His Apprentice

For Armon and Joe, mentorship is a two-way street

July 12, 2017  /  

A “Master” and His Apprentice

Spark Student Armon is a self-described “Pokémon Master” who dreams of inventing and building new things. When he was paired with his Spark Mentor Joe, an app designer, Armon saw it as an opportunity to get to know a person who was different fro...