RICHMOND -- Meet representatives of community organizations and learn how you can have a role guiding the future of young people at the Be a Mentor Blitz, a free family event from 2 to 5 p.m. Aug. 30 at the Richmond Police Acitivities League building, 2200 Macdonald Ave.

Along with RPAL, participating organizations will include Girls Inc., Youth Enrichment Strategies, Building Blocks for Kids, YouthWORKS and the YMCA of the East Bay.

Participants can also refer young people who would benefit from mentoring.

Mayor Gayle McLaughlin will be the guest speaker and there will be raffles, food and light refreshments, and activities for children, including jumpers and face painting.

For more details contact Brenda McCuistion at 510-621-1290.



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