Wisdom in the Shape of My Coach

When I turned 12, I played football under Coach Roland Brown, who was hands down the best coach I’d ever had. Unlike other coaches, he didn’t play favorites and always put the best person for a position on the field. If you started messing up, you’d get pulled […]

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Wisdom in the Shape of My Coach

When I turned 12, I played football under Coach Roland Brown, who was hands down the best coach I’d ever had. Unlike other coaches, he didn’t play favorites and always put the best person for a position on the field. If you started messing up, you’d get pulled […]

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Alphonso Mayo
November 22nd, 2017
Posted In: Awareness, Education, In Real Life, Mentoring Stories

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New Partnership with Million Women Mentors Increases Opportunities for Women in STEM

Today, 80% of the fastest-growing occupations require Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) skills. It is tempting to immediately suggest that all students should start learning computer coding or perhaps advanced calculus, or how to work alongside artificial intelligence. However, the education sector has been learning that hard […]

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Erin White and Ashley Szofer, STEMconnector
October 30th, 2017
Posted In: Awareness, Education, In Real Life, Mentoring Partnership

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Capitol Hill Day – The Tools You Need, the Experience of a Lifetime!

Join mentoring advocates at the fourth annual Capitol Hill Day during the 2018 National Mentoring Summit in Washington, D.C. to bring the personal stories and policy issues affecting the mentoring community straight to Members of Congress and their staff. You can sign up for Capitol Hill Day when you register for […]

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Jo-Ann Schofield, MENTOR Rhode Island
October 11th, 2017
Posted In: Advocacy, Awareness, National Mentoring Month Blog Series

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ASPIRA in Action: Mentoring, Empowering and Investing in Latino Youth

ASPIRA Inc. of Illinois is a Puerto Rican non-profit organization committed to the self-determination of Latino and other underserved youth through educational opportunity, leadership development, and cultural awareness. In the City of Chicago, many young people of color lack the support and funding that create pathways toward opportunity. ASPIRA […]

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ASPIRA Inc. Of Illinois
October 5th, 2017
Posted In: Awareness, Campaigns, Education

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Attend School Today to Achieve Tomorrow

The mission of Mentoring Works Washington, a public/private partnership, is to promote, support and expand quality mentoring that fosters positive youth development and academic success.  Specifically, MWW works to maximize both the reach and impact of professionally-supported mentoring for youth who are facing risks related to academic performance […]

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Tom Pennella, Deputy Director for Mentoring Works Washington
September 29th, 2017
Posted In: Awareness, Campaigns, Education

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