Take Stock in Children

The Impact of Fatherhood and Male Mentors: Interview with Chris Sprowls

June is Responsible Fatherhood Month in Florida! This month, we collectively celebrate fathers! Fathers and father figures are pivotal to the lives of their children every day. In this episode of the Mentors & Milestones Podcast, we talk with Chris Sprowls, former Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives and advocate for the Father First …

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Soar Into Summer Series: Take Stock in College Team Roundtable

Welcome to the Summer Melt Series! We’re kicking off our summer series on the College Corner Podcast with a Take Stock in College team roundtable. Don’t miss this episode for tips on how to get connected to Summer Melt programming. We will also share advice for incoming first-year students, give insights from our own college experiences, and …

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Mentors & Milestones Podcast with Josie Tamayo, CEO of Volunteer Florida

The Value of Volunteerism

We’re celebrating Florida Volunteer Month with this special episode of the Mentors & Milestones Podcast! We talked with Josie Tamayo, CEO of Volunteer Florida, who we honored as our Take Stock 2024 Champion of Volunteerism at the Leadership Day at the Capitol this January. Josie shares with us how getting involved in your community can be …

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All Signs Lead to Career Success

The pathway to career success isn’t always linear, but Take Stock Citrus alum Paisley Greer’s story reminds us that you’re never without a few signs to stay on track. In this Mentors & Milestones Podcast episode, Paisley shares a unique connection to Take Stock in Children and the alum’s motivating career journey. Follow Take Stock …

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Take Stock in Children Announces 2024 Cohort of Leaders For Life Fellows

Take Stock in Children of Florida, in partnership with the Asofsky Family Foundation, named their Class of 2024 Leaders for Life Fellows: Annually, Take Stock in Children of Florida collects nominations from their network of 45 affiliates who each recommend two high-achieving graduating seniors for consideration as a Leaders for Life Fellow. Twelve students are …

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Studying Abroad in High School Changed My Life

Travel can be a life-changing experience, especially for our Take Stock students at Take Stock Monroe. The program has been able to support its students’ learning experiences abroad through partnership with the Experiment in International Living program. Johnny Louis, a Take Stock Monroe alum (2011), shared how Take Stock and this study abroad program in high school opened …

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From Never Giving Up to Always Giving Back: Mary Green

Mary Green is a Take Stock Leaders 4 Life fellow from the all-female class of 2016. We hear Mary’s story of support, self-advocacy, and determination to give back to all—from kids to animals! Don’t miss Mary’s inspiring journey to social work and community impact. Follow Take Stock in Children on Facebook, Instagram, X, and LinkedIn!Learn more about Take Stock …

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Inspiring Student Potential: Interview with UCF Burnett Honors College

We are grateful to have Dean Dr. Sheila Amin Gutiérrez de Piñeres and Dr. Martin Dupuis, Sr. Associate Dean of Burnett Honors College at the University of Central Florida, join us for this episode to discuss the Take Stock – Inspire Scholars Program at UCF.  Take Stock in Children’s partnership with the UCF’s Burnett Honors College provides …

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