The Manup Iowa Mentoring Program is a Group Mentoring Program that provides prevention services in the form of male responsibility programming and mentor/mentee matches. Currently the program is serving over 100 male students at different DMPS Schools. as well as sites in the community. Since 2013, the Program has been effective at empowering hundreds of students with the ability to increase their school attendance and grades, as well as decreasing behavioral referrals at school. The positive outcomes have occurred because of the programs multiple elements that are all focused on empowering youth to make positive life choices so that they may go on to live healthy and successful lives at home, at school, and in the community.
ManUp meets on Mondays after school from 3:30 – 4:30pm in Mrs. Abalia’s room, #1101. If you have any questions about the program please contact Mrs. Kennedy.