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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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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2016 Coaches Mentoring Challenge Kicks Off to Great Start

This year, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) has expanded the challenge beyond university football coaches and is asking for programs and partners to nominate coaches from all community levels to participate in the campaign. If your mentoring program works with local coaches and you would like them […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
August 9th, 2016
Posted In: Campaigns, In Real Life

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In Real Life Blog Series: Mentoring “Moves” Young Students in the Right Direction

Mentoring can happen in moments big and small. This July, we’ll share resources, stories and tips that illustrate how you can pay-it-forward through mentoring and help youth build a foundation of knowledge as they embrace their journey to success.  This post shares information on how Blue Cross Blue Shield Association […]

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Paul Gerrard, Vice President, Strategic Communications, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association
July 28th, 2016
Posted In: Corporate Engagement, In Real Life

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In Real Life Blog Series: Mentors Help Youth Leverage Summer Learning Opportunities

Mentoring can happen in moments big and small.  Think back to the guidance you received from that experienced colleague during critical moments when navigating your career path, and how that relationship empowered you.  This July, we’ll share resources, stories and tips that illustrate how you can pay-it-forward through […]

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Jennifer Merrill
July 14th, 2016
Posted In: Corporate Engagement, In Real Life

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Scoring Goals using Effective Group-Mentoring Models

For the past six years, the U.S. Soccer Foundation’s coach-mentors have witnessed the transformative effect Soccer for Success has had on more than 70,000 children in underserved communities across the nation. As the national model for sports-based youth development, our programs, including Soccer for Success, are proven to help both […]

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U.S. Soccer Foundation
July 13th, 2016
Posted In: In Real Life, Research

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