Weekly Wisdom Quote
"You don't have to be great to start,
but you have to start to be great."
Hilary Hinton Ziglar
American author, salesman and motivational speaker
Who’s Your Mentor?
Who’s Your Mentor?™ is an online video series developed by Kids Now, to promote youth mentoring. We asked well-known Canadian businesspeople, community leaders, Olympians, and media personalities to talk about a mentor in their business or personal lives who inspired them or helped get them where they are today.
Empowering kids to stand up and speak up now!
Cyberbullying is making headlines, but so is Kids Now. We are a proactive solution to this problem that so many kids are facing.
Watch Kids Now participants from St. Luigi Catholic School on Global's Making a Difference with Susan Hay!
Youth Making Positive Choices
The Kids Now program equips youth with essential life-success skills that enable them to make positive choices, increase their self-awareness, confidence and communication skills. With the right skills and dedicated mentors youth have the power to reach their full potential.
Apply to volunteer
When you volunteer your time as a Kids Now mentor, you become a positive influence during a critical developmental period in a child’s life – grades seven and eight. As a mentor you’ll improve your own life too!
Our goal is to mentor over 2000 kids across Canada in the next 12 months. With your help, together, we can make a difference. Your gift will enable us to mentor more kids and give them life success skills to make positive choices.
Kids Now mentors youth with life-success skills to make positive choices.
Kids Now builds self-esteem and leadership skills in grade 7 & 8 students to help them become confident, resilient youth who transition successfully into high school and prepare for a brighter future.
Stop Bullying Now
Kids Now is committed to bringing awareness to bullying. Our program dedicates a module to conflict resolution and speaking up against bullying. Together we can stop bullying now!
This year we are asking everyone to stop being their own bully!
Find out more here: Positive Me #nobullymood
The Value of a Mentor
Mentoring youth is one of the most impactful things you can do for others and for yourself. Watch Toronto Mayor, John Tory, and other notable Canadians share their thoughts on the value of a mentor.
The “Positive Me Movement¨ is about encouraging Kids Now students to have fun and let their imaginations run wild. Our 2014 theme was called “A Message to Your Bully” and our students created videos that are inspiring and helpful to others.
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Our focus is on Gr 7-8
And here is one of the main reasons why… According to reports from StopABully.ca, most Bullying incidents occur within Grade 7 & 8. With our proactive approach, kids learn strategies to effectively resolve conflict and develop healthy relationships with their peers.
To find our more from StopABully’s report, click on the image below.