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How To Support Rangatahi After A Crisis

News | February 3rd, 2023

Adolescents (9 - 13) are especially vulnerable during and after a crisis. They are old enough to know what is happening, but they do not yet have the life experience to deal with their emotions.

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Upside Cup Yacht Race 2023:   5 Reasons Why You Should Get On Board

Upside Cup Yacht Race 2023:   5 Reasons Why You Should Get On Board

Evidence , News | January 27th, 2023

In addition to being a unique sailing race, the Upside Cup is so much more.

12 Traits of an awesome volunteer youth mentor

12 Traits of an awesome volunteer youth mentor

Evidence | September 21st, 2022

What does it take to be an awesome volunteer youth mentor?

Generosity reaching new heights

Generosity reaching new heights

Evidence | March 28th, 2021

One of our fantastic matches, Summa and Jayde, will jump out of a plane at 13000 ft next month, in the name of charity.

Creating real dollar value of social good in the community

Creating real dollar value of social good in the community

Evidence | March 4th, 2021

Did you know that for every dollar invested in Upside, there is a $4.70 Social Return on Investment?

Want to live a long and happy life? Volunteer!

Want to live a long and happy life? Volunteer!

Evidence | March 2nd, 2021

There’s a wealth of research that tells us that volunteering is good for us.

A letter from a mother

A letter from a mother

Evidence | September 30th, 2020

Hi, my name is Jenna and my daughter is currently engaged with a mentor from Upside.

The 'third relational space'

The 'third relational space'

Evidence | September 28th, 2020

Mentors negotiate a ‘third relational space’ In the recent thematic analysis of 48 Upside interviews and 297 pages of transcriptions, AUT researchers found that Upside mentors have a unique relationship with the young person.

"Many of the mentors have been with our students through some of the toughest seasons of their lives."

"Many of the mentors have been with our students through some of the toughest seasons of their lives."

Evidence | March 13th, 2020

"We don't know where these young people might have been today had it not been for their relationships with their mentors who have been advocates, supporters, trustworthy confidants, listening ears, voices of wisdom and of immense care."

What are Adverse Childhood Experiences?

What are Adverse Childhood Experiences?

Evidence | February 27th, 2020

What are Adverse Childhood Experiences?Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are major contributing factors for poor youth development that can lead to negative health and social outcomes in adulthood.