• Community Mentors Another Asset in Clinical Partnership

  • In her line of work, Chief District Judge Jane Magnus Stinson encounters plenty of people whom society has failed—and she frequently has no option but to send them to prison. Knowing of the positive power of mentoring in turning around troubled young people, Stinson decided she wanted to engage in it, becoming a leader of Big Sisters of Central Indiana. Invited by Butler Dean Ena Shelley to join the college’s board of visitors, Stinson also volunteered as a mentor with the Indianapolis Public Schools/Butler University Lab School. In this interview she describes her relationship with one student and the strong role she feels the lab school has played in providing stability in [more]