“Like the little brother I never had”: SMART mentoring brings college students and kids together

By Cee Cee Huffman

SMART mentor Erika Roberson swings with her mentee Lorianna Brewer at Umstead Park (Cee Cee Huffman/Carolina Connection).

Here’s another story about UNC students in an unusual class. UNC’s SMART Mentoring program pairs Carolina students with at-risk kids and teenagers between the ages of 7 and 14.

It aims to help those local children, while also teaching college students about race, class, and gender.

Cee Cee Huffman reports.

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