Not JUST Black Girl Magic: What it takes to inspire and support ALL our girls

Throughout March we are celebrating Women’s History Month! We will be highlighting the important contributions women have made to the mentoring field, as well as featuring stories from female mentors and mentees. A couple of years ago, when I first heard the term “Black Girl Magic,” I was like…yep, […]

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In Real Life Blog Series: Building the Disability Inclusion Pipeline through Mentoring

In the United States, the disability community represents approximately 56.7 million people; roughly 1 in 5 people or 19% of the total population. However, only 59% of youth with disabilities age 18-20 attend post-secondary education compared to 72% of youth without a disability. And in a recent national […]

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Derek Shields, Founder and Co-Chair of the National Disability Mentoring Coalition
December 5th, 2016
Posted In: Awareness, Campaigns, In Real Life

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VISTAS

Four New VISTAs Help Build Mentoring Capacity Nationwide  

MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) is proud to welcome the next National MENTOR Corps! Comprised of four recent college graduates giving a year of national service through AmeriCorps VISTA, the corps will serve in MENTOR’s Boston offices to progress the mentoring movement around the country. As a team, […]

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Brendan Anderson, Marketing & Communications VISTA, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
August 25th, 2016
Posted In: Awareness, Mentoring Partnership

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Fighting Chronic Absence during Attendance Awareness Month

This September marks the fourth annual Attendance Awareness Month (AAM) campaign, an opportunity to rally the community, youth advocates, policymakers, volunteers, funders and supporters around the importance of attendance and its role in academic achievement! MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) is proud to continue to serve as an AAM convening […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
August 10th, 2016
Posted In: Awareness, Campaigns, In Real Life

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Expert Panel Discusses Pathways to Reentry and Employment for the Formerly Incarcerated

This April, representatives from the White House, Bank of America Charitable Foundation, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR), the National Urban League and others participated in a panel discussion to examine programs and policies aimed at helping at-risk youth stay on track and formerly incarcerated individuals find pathways […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
April 29th, 2016
Posted In: Awareness

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National Mentoring Month: We All Need Mentors

By Guest Bloggers Jennifer Sheehy, Deputy Assistant Secretary,U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy, and David Shapiro, President and CEO, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership Mentoring, at its core, guarantees young people that there is someone who cares about them, assures them they are not alone […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
January 15th, 2016
Posted In: Awareness, In Real Life, National Mentoring Month Blog Series

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