Archive for October, 2018

LAMP Mentor Program Update

LAMP Mentor Program Update

The 2018-19 LAMP Mentor Program has picked up and continued the momentum of last year’s fabulous program. In seeking to enlarge our outreach, we have entered into a partnership with the Good Man Movement, a similar program to LAMP based in Ontario, CA. We see this arrangement as having the potential to expand the LAMP …

Engineering Mentoring Program Founded At Cal Poly Pomona In Collaboration With Diamond Bar  High School

Engineering Mentoring Program Founded At Cal Poly Pomona In Collaboration With Diamond Bar High School

A new engineering mentoring program at Cal Poly University Pomona is hopefully heading for high schools throughout the Pomona Unified School District after a successful six-week summer pilot at Diamond Bar High School. Melvin Houston, a GZBF LAMP Mentor Program student, was instrumental in helping get the entire program off the ground. Houston was inspired …

LAMP Mentors Teach What Success Entails

LAMP Mentors Teach What Success Entails

Although he did OK in school, Corey O’Rane-Ealy recalled, he didn’t make grades for the honor roll until he was a sophomore or junior. The drastic improvement coincided with when he began to meet a contingent of local black businessmen through the GZBF. After a few discussions, O’Rane-Ealy learned just how hard some of the …