City Year: Exploring Growth Mindset in High-Need Schools

Originally featured on City Year’s blog. As part of City Year’s ongoing efforts to integrate research-based academic and social-emotional supports that are designed to ensure students come to school every day, ready to learn and on track to high school graduation, City Year is piloting a free, online […]

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In Real Life Blog Series: Building Relationships for Refugees

This June, we’re focusing on ways we can better support underserved populations through mentoring In Real Life! Throughout the month, we will be featuring content related to levels of ability, sexual orientation, gender identity, refugee status, and the role mentors can play in empowering young people who feel voiceless […]

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Sikandar Khan, President of Global Emergency Response and Assistance (GERA)
June 20th, 2017
Posted In: Awareness, In Real Life

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In Real Life Blog Series: Advocacy, Allyship, and the Power of Mentoring

This June, we’re focusing on ways we can better support underserved populations through mentoring In Real Life! Throughout the month, we will be featuring content related to levels of ability, sexual orientation, gender identity, refugee status, and the role mentors can play in empowering young people who feel voiceless […]

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Eli A. Wolff, Partners for Youth with Disabilities @eliwolff10 & Mary A. Hums, University of Louisville @mahums
June 16th, 2017
Posted In: Awareness, In Real Life

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In Real Life Blog Series: Mentors Coach Students to Success

Research shows that having a mentor in a young person’s life can be instrumental to all aspects of his or her development. Whether it is through direct mentoring in real life or programs like the U.S. Soccer Foundation’s Soccer for Success program, having a mentor creates positive and meaningful […]

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U.S. Soccer Foundation
May 30th, 2017
Posted In: In Real Life, Mentoring Stories

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In Real Life Blog Series: Instilling Healthy Habits and Mindsets through Sports

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. This post recognizes the important work done by Up2Us Sports’ mentoring model, which unites coaches and youth through their shared love of sport. Delmy […]

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Up2Us Sports
May 24th, 2017
Posted In: In Real Life, Mentoring Stories

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In Real Life Blog Series: Demonstrating the Power of Sports Through Peer Mentoring

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. This post recognizes the important work done by Team Prime Time’s peer mentoring model, which unites two underserved populations through their shared love of […]

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Peter Straus, Executive Director Team Prime Time
May 22nd, 2017
Posted In: In Real Life

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