Woman looks to pay it forward after mentoring changed her life.
Phalon Carpenter describes in an interview why working as a Friend for Friends of the Children–Chicago is important to her. "I like the idea of making an impact...and pushing the kids to realize that they do matter," she said.
Lynette Jones, Phalon's mentor, is interviewed and shares the story of mentoring Phalon while she was a youth. Lynette is now a mentor for Friends of the Children–Chicago.