On August 26, Berger Kahn Principal Erin Mindoro and Marketing and PR Director Jess Block Nerren gave a workshop to 22 high school seniors at the Orange County Bar Foundation offices on topics including writing, communications, and college admission essays. Students heard from Principal Erin Mindoro on her journey to becoming an attorney and they heard from Jess on her journey to providing communications for Berger Kahn. Both presenters offered up tips and workshop materials for writing, editing and perfecting students’ written communications along their journey to higher education.
ABOUT THE ORANGE COUNTY BAR FOUNDATION: Keeping at-risk youth in school, healthy, and drug-free through education, counseling, mentoring, and family strengthening, OCBF supports healthy families and communities by addressing youth risk factors at an early age and by building the capacity of local service systems. Through longstanding partnerships that employ evidence-based practices, our experienced, bilingual staff promotes positive results, often giving youth a second chance. http://www.ocbarfoundation.org https://www.facebook.com/OrangeCountyBarFoundation
ABOUT THE HIGHER EDUCATION MENTORING PROGRAM: Providing low-income Hispanic high school students with the academic, social, and financial support needed to graduate from high school and succeed in college, accomplished largely through the support of young professionals or college-student mentors. http://www.ocbarfoundation.org/programs/higher_education_mentoring_program.html