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The Bakari© Mentoring Program accepts mentor applications on a rolling basis. The goal of the program is to foster positive development among youth by helping them to actualize their potential for success and take advantage of life opportunities. The program is also distinctive because mentoring is a major component of the program and facilitated by college students and community volunteers.

If you would like to make a difference in the lives of youth in our community, please submit a resume and cover letter to: or

Please allow 7  to 14 business days for a reply.​


"Working with the Bakari Program has been eye-opening and inspiring. 

I walk away every time with a new respect for youth in their shoes".


                                                                                      -Charlotte Rinaldi

                                                        Assistant Director, Career Counselor

                                                                                                     Cal Poly

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