Q&A WITH CHANELLE PRICE, USA Track & Field

As the school year winds down and summer approaches, we’re sharing stories about how positive mentoring relationships support a healthy lifestyle through physical activity. Track star Chanelle Price, an American middle-distance runner, shows us how the mentors in her life have inspired and encouraged her to get active. […]

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MENTOR Participates in White House Efforts to Promote Mentoring and Student Success

As part of a continued effort to ensure that all young people have the opportunities they need to reach their full potential, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) recently traveled to Washington, DC to participate in White House efforts designed to support President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative, […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
January 11th, 2016
Posted In: Awareness, Campaigns, In Real Life

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Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Tackles Chronic Absenteeism

October 2015 Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is giving voice to efforts to reduce chronic absenteeism, calling for caring adults to help young people stay connected to school. In a newly released video message, Secretary Duncan highlights the impact of missing just a few days of school and how […]

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Jennifer Merrill, Marketing & Communications Manager
October 7th, 2015
Posted In: Awareness, The Mentoring Effect

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Tackling Chronic Absence through Mentoring: A Call to Action

September 2014 This op-ed was originally featured on America’s Promise Alliance’s GradNation blog.  Increasingly, mentoring is being utilized as a powerful tool to bridge the opportunity gap and support young people in staying connected or getting re-connected to school, work and community. While delivering academic content and building skills […]

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David Shapiro, CEO of MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
September 14th, 2015
Posted In: Awareness, The Mentoring Effect

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Attendance Awareness Month

September 2015 This September marks the third annual Attendance Awareness Month campaign —an opportunity to rally your community, advocates, policymakers, volunteers, funders and supporters around the importance of attendance and its role in academic achievement! To support the goal of increased interest and engagement in school, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership has […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
September 1st, 2015
Posted In: Awareness, Campaigns, The Mentoring Effect

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Baltimore Steps Forward to Mentor Post Freddie Gray

May 2015 This op-ed originated on BaltimoreSun.com, the online platform for The Baltimore Sun. When Trayvon Martin’s life was taken our nation was forced into a long overdue conversation about the condition of the lives of African-American boys and young men. Young men like Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.; […]

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David Shapiro, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership & Terry Hickey, Maryland Mentoring Resource Center
May 11th, 2015
Posted In: Awareness, The Mentoring Effect

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