June 5, 2022

Grant helps double size of Native mentorship program at UA

Author: Carmen Duarte

A $1.2 million grant to a UA College of Education program that provides mentors and educational resources to Arizona’s Indigenous communities will double the number of mentors working with middle and high school students.
The Arizona Department of Education grant to Native SOAR, which stands for Student Outreach, Access and Resiliency program, will help double from 20 to 40 University of Arizona undergraduates to mentor students in the fall and spring semesters, said Amanda Cheromiah, Native SOA...