Events

Past Event

2012

Event Date Event Description
January Orientation: Pairing of mentors and mentees
Chat and Chew: Event for Mentees and Staff
February Participation with Chabot College: Black Boys Striving for Excellence Awards given to 5 pariticipants for achievements in sports, good attendance.
March Orientation: New mentors and mentees
April Orientation: Pairing of mentors and mentees
Training: Mentors and mentees
May Chat & Chew: Mentors and parents to discuss how the RMI program is working.
Awards presented to students that successfully completed the program.
June Kennedy Park: Annual cookout for all youth, mentors, mentees, parents, and guardians of RMI.

2011

Event Date Event Description
January California High Workshop - Guest Speaker: Sheila Lewis
Pairing of Mentors and mentees
February Mt. Eden Financial Workshop - Guest speaker: Jasper Smith
California High Workshop - Guest Speaker: Austin Jackson
March Health Fair: Mt. Eden High School
Anti-bullying Rally - Guest Speaker: Mr. Paris
Chabot College: Black Boys Striving for Excellence
May Mt. Eden Financial Workshop - Guest speaker: Mr. Smith
Chat & Chew: Mentor and Mentee
Workshop: Conflict Resolution
June Annual RMI Cook-Out
August Mentor Orientation
Mentee Orientation
October Pairing of Mentors and Mentees (10/16)
Mentor Orientation
Pairing of Mentors and Mentees (10/24)
Castro Valley Unified School District
November Pairing of Mentors and Mentees
Mentor Orientation
Pairing of Mentors and Mentees
December Workshop: Conflict Resolution and Mediation Skills

2010

Event Date Event Description
January RMI Annual Gala at the Fremont Marriott for mentors and mentees
Workshop: Developing Leadership Skills - Guest Speaker: Larry Jackson
February African-American Conference @ Palma Cea Baptist Church.
Workshop: Job Interviewing Skills - Guest Speaker: Larry Jackson
March Hypertension Workshop - Guest speaker: Dr. Smith
Financial Education and Budgeting
April Obesity Workshop - Guest speaker: Dr. Raymond Young
Chat & Chew: Mentor and Mentee
Young Entrepreneurs Program - Guest speaker: Austin Jackson
May Diabetes Workshop - Guest speaker: Dr. Orr
Sacramento Lobby Day
Workshop: Planning for College/Vocational School
June Annual RMI Cook-Out at Kennedy Park
Workshop: Conflict Resolution and Mediation Skills
July Meeting: Mentors and Mentees
Chat & Chew: Mentors/Mentees
August Pairing of Mentors/Mentees
Workshop: Conflict Resolution and Mediation Skills
September City of Hayward Meeting: Attended tree planting ceremony
October Presentation: Hayward Unified School District - meeting with all counselors and principals
November Mentor/Mentee Survey Update (on-going)
Workshop: Planning for Higher Education: College & Vocational School
December 2K Walk with Bret Harte School
Pairing of Mentor/Mentees

2009

Event Date Event Description
January RMI Annual Gala at the Fremont Marriott for mentors and mentees. Guest speaker: Dr. Sylvester Henderson and Monroe Howard "Reclaiming Our Youth
February Workshop: Self-esteem and Body Image
Workshop: The Color of Me - Teaching youth how to discover their greatest strengths and understanding the strenths of others.
March Workshop at Hayward High School. Each Tuesday for at-risk African American male students. (10 sessions)
April RMI Chat & Chew
Anti-bullying RMI Staff Training held in Sacramento
May RMI Anti-bullying Student Workshop held at Mt. Eden High School - Guest speaker: Will Paris
June Annual RMI Cook-out for students, mentors and families. Held at Kennedy Park, Hayward. Food, fun & games
July Workshop: Dress for Success and Business Etiquette
August Pairing of Mentors/Mentees
Math Tutoring for Students
Chat & Chew
September Workshop: Business Etiquette and Dress for Success - Guest speaker: Michelle Buchanan
Movie Night & Discussion. Held at NAACP office
October Workshop: Goal Setting: Empowering Your Future - Lashone R. Williams
RMI Mentor Training
November Workshop: Anger Management - Guest speaker: Larry Jackson
Chat & Chew: Mentors, mentees, and parents.
December Workshop: Job Interviewing Skills - Guest speaker: Larry Jackson
Young Entrepreneurs Program

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