Our citizen group discussion discusses how to achieve success for one’s children. Passing on successful advice is difficult when success is so difficult to achieve as a minority.
Do mentoring programs work? Richard in Austin, who runs a mentoring program, says they do. If we demand success from them, they learn to demand more from us.
A., who grew in in Texas barrios/ghettos told his father that he wanted to be like him. His father told him “You’ve got to be better than me.” If you don’t push yourself, you won’t make it, he says.