The M.E. mentoring program is designed to give girls a mentor local to them. Someone who is a positive influence in the community, who has demonstrated a passion to pour back into our girls. The mentor program is a 6 month program. The girls and their mentors meet twice a month for a total of four hours. They will help the girls find positive activities in their area that is of interest. Mentors have lunch with their mentees once a month as well as attend all M.E. events with them. This program promotes person and social development; as well as helps our girls reduce their stress and anxiety about certain things they may be facing in their lives. It is shown that girls have higher graduation rates; more self-confidence, self-esteem and create bigger goals for themselves.