Thank You Mentors!

Last night evening we had a mentor appreciation dinner, as a thank you to the volunteers for volunteering their time with our mentoring program. The Wise Men and Women Mentorship program, after 27 years of providing mentoring services to the Albuquerque community...

Welcome To The Team!

12Welcome to the team John and Deidre!  Budget Analyst  John is a  native New Mexican who spent most of his life living in the South Valley. John graduated from Rio Grande High School and received a BA in Business Management from the College of...

#MentorsNeeded #BecomeAMentor this May 18th!

YDI will be hosting its annual 2018 Mentors picnic this Friday, May 18th at Mariposa Basin Park in Taylor Ranch. This is a great time to see the Wise Men Wise Women Mentoring program in action and find out how to volunteer your time! 78% of mentored youth improve...

Meet the YDI Board – Chairwoman Ramona Sanchez

In December 2016, Ramona Sanchez was elected Chair of the Board of Directors.   Her years of volunteer service to YDI began in 1998 serving on the YDI Head Start/Early Head Start Policy Council.  Then she was elected to the YDI Board of Directors where...