Wisdom in the Shape of My Coach

As part of MENTOR’s #ThankYourMentor campaign, many people are taking the time to thank mentors who were there at critical moments in their lives. On our blog, we are featuring poignant stories from mentors and mentees who know the impact of mentoring first-hand. This story comes from Alphonso Mayo, […]

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Happy 1-Year Anniversary to the Mentoring Partnership and Resource Center

In honor of the Mentoring Partnership and Resource Center of Southeastern Pennsylvania’s (MPRC) first anniversary, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) would like to recognize MPRC for the incredible work they’ve done in support of the youth mentoring movement. MPRC has provided the leadership and infrastructure necessary to […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
April 6th, 2016
Posted In: In Real Life, Our Affiliates

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In Real Life Blog Series: Helping Mentors Cultivate a Growth Mindset in the Students They Serve

Photos courtesy of City Year, used with permission. By David Shapiro, President and CEO of MENTOR, and Jim Balfanz, President of City Year For decades, MENTOR and City Year have been leaders in high-quality mentoring and youth development in hundreds of communities and schools across the country. Our […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
March 29th, 2016
Posted In: Education, In Real Life

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In Real Life Blog Series: Mentoring in the Middle Grades

Throughout March, we are focusing on the role education plays In Real Life. Visit MENTOR’s blog to read weekly blog posts on the unique ways education intersects with mentoring, including program stories, real life mentoring features, and announcements on initiatives supporting our efforts to building a strong foundation […]

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Guest Author: Jason Cascarino, Chief Executive Officer, Spark
March 17th, 2016
Posted In: Education, In Real Life

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FRIENDS FIRST Students Inspire Others at National Mentoring Summit

In celebration of National Mentoring Month, eight young people from FRIENDS FIRST, a Colorado-based mentoring program that educates and mentors teens to make positive life choices and develop healthy relationships, traveled to Washington D.C. to participate in Capitol Hill Day and other events as part of the 2016 […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
March 11th, 2016
Posted In: In Real Life, National Mentoring Summit

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MENTOR Partners with NBA Family to Increase Mentoring “In Real Life”

In January, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) celebrated National Mentoring Month with the launch of its signature campaign In Real Life as part of a collective effort to focus national attention on the need for mentors, identifying the importance of mentoring and the positive effect it can […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
March 8th, 2016
Posted In: In Real Life

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