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Lion’s Pride Mentoring seeks to change Chicago’s educational landscape by helping more students graduate from high school and cultivate economic sustainability through the power of peer mentoring. Our approach to achieving our mission and vision involves implementing and scaling programs while focusing on three interconnected pillars: leadership development, career development, and mental well-being.


  • Education

Board Member duties & responsibilities:

As a member of the Lion’s Pride Mentoring Board of Directors, members are committing to providing strategic thought partnership and oversight, serving as a champion for the organization, and making the organization one of their top philanthropic priorities. Board members are required to:

  • Attend 75% of quarterly board meetings
  • Attend 75% of quarterly committee meetings
  • Make a “best effort” to give or get $2,000

Board term & limits:

Two 3-year terms

Financial commitment:

Give or get of $2,000

Skills needed:

  • Advocacy / Public Policy
  • Board Governance
  • Human Resources
  • IT
  • Strategic Planning