A Teacher’s View on Reducing Chronic Absenteeism

Mentors have powerful opportunities to inspire students. This September, as part of the fifth annual Attendance Awareness Month campaign, we will be sharing stories and resources showcasing the power of strong relationships to keep students involved in school. “I missed the bus” or, “My mom said we did not have […]

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You Can Help Us Close the Mentoring Gap

Right now, there are 9 million kids in our country growing up without a mentor. That means that 1 out of every 3 young people do not have the support of a positive caring adult outside of their family. They lack the support many of us relied on. […]

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David Shapiro, President and CEO, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
December 29th, 2015
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Honor Your Mentor By Paying It Forward

As we approach the holidays, I am reminded just how much MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership has to be thankful for. For the past 25 years, we have had the distinct pleasure of working alongside amazing individuals, organizations and companies who have helped support and shape the mentoring […]

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David Shapiro, CEO & President of MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
November 23rd, 2015
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MENTOR Awarded Continued Support for National Mentoring Resource Center

October 2015 This fall, The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) announced MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) as the recipient of the FY15 $1.5 million Training and Technical Assistance grant. This grant award provides continued support for MENTOR’s operation of the National Mentoring Resource Center […]

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Jennifer Merrill, Marketing & Communications Manager
October 9th, 2015
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AARP Foundation Experience Corps: Scaling Reading Success

September 2015 AARP Foundation has received $3 million in investments over three years from the Corporation for National and Community Service’s Social Innovation Fund to help grow AARP Experience Corps, the award winning literacy tutoring program for K-3 students. The federal grant will be used to grow and […]

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Jennifer Merrill, Marketing & Communications Manager
September 3rd, 2015
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Congress Approves Funding for Youth Mentoring

December 2014 The U.S. House and Senate have completed work on funding for Fiscal Year 2015 including a small increase for the youth mentoring grants managed by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) at the Department of Justice. The Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of […]

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Abbie Evans, MENTOR Director of Government Relations
December 15th, 2014
Posted In: Advocacy, Funding

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