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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In Real Life Blog Series: Peer Mentors Inspire Improved Attendance in Baltimore City

Mentors have powerful opportunities to inspire students. This September, as part of the fourth annual Attendance Awareness Month campaign, we will be sharing stories and resources showcasing the power of strong relationships to keep students involved in school.  According to Attendance Works, “students are more likely to go to […]

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Dr. Margo Ross, Senior Director of Development, and Dr. Beshon Smith, Executive Director of Delaware and Maryland
September 2nd, 2016
Posted In: In Real Life, Mentoring Stories

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In Real Life Blog Series: Connecting with Community through Youth Initiated Mentoring

Every day, teachers, coaches and colleagues, build natural mentoring relationships with youth through simple interactions. This August, we’ll share stories and resources for mentors and mentees, whether natural or formal, illustrating their role in helping youth develop skills, confidence and social capital. Read Alendra and Linda’s mentoring story […]

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Teresa Riesberg, Operations and Events Coordinator, Midlands Mentoring Partnership and Emily Wilson, Youth Initiated Mentoring Coordinator
August 26th, 2016
Posted In: In Real Life, Mentoring Partnership, Mentoring Stories, Our Affiliates

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In Real Life Blog Series: Thanks to Our Fantastic Mentors

Every day, teachers, coaches and colleagues, build natural mentoring relationships with youth through simple interactions. This August, we’ll share stories and resources for mentors and mentees, whether natural or formal, illustrating their role in helping youth develop skills, confidence and social capital. This personal mentoring story, shared by our own […]

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Brendan Anderson, Marketing & Communications VISTA
August 15th, 2016
Posted In: In Real Life, Mentoring Stories, Uncategorized

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In Real Life Blog Series: Creating Mentoring Connections

In support of April being National Financial Literacy Month, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) is recognizing those who have demonstrated a deep commitment to delivering critical connections to our nation’s young people in this way, to aid them in achieving success at home, school and ultimately in the […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
April 11th, 2016
Posted In: In Real Life, Mentoring Stories

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Hour Children Mentor Voted Winner in National Mentoring Story Contest

July 2015 After a lively voting period, Chelsy Spencer, mentor with Hour Children in Long Island, New York, has been named the winner in Cabot Creamery Cooperative & MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership’s mentoring story contest. Spencer received 476 votes, with over 813 votes submitted for the three finalists […]

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Jennifer Merrill, Marketing & Communications Manager
July 10th, 2015
Posted In: Campaigns, Mentoring Stories

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