Charlie | NAZ Scholar at Plymouth Christian Youth Center, Releasing Butterflies in the Garden

"I don't like science (not at all), but this was fun! The caterpillars hatch out of an egg; they turn into larva. They make their chrysalis and they hatch ... well you have to wait 5 to 15 days. I can't wait to get to high school science and do some of that mad scientist stuff!" #NorthFaceFriday
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Become a NAZ Mentor

Kids from neighborhoods like the Northside are more likely to stay in school and have higher academic success when they are paired with a mentor. NAZ partners with the top mentoring agencies in the region to ensure Northside youth and their mentors experience excellent mentoring relationships. Sign up today!

Work with our Mentoring Partner

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin CitiesFor 90 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities (BBBS) has been matching children ages 7–12 with adult mentors to help young people realize their full potential as they grow in self-confidence, become more likely to avoid violence and illegal activities, perform better in school and develop stronger relationships with adults and peers. This community mentoring program provides an opportunity for individuals, couples or pairs and families to put their caring and life experiences into action on behalf of children.
*Age: 19+ Commitment: 1-2hours per week


Contact Heidi Dodd at or 612.594.8311

NAZ is a proud partner of the Mentoring Partnership.