ASPIRA in Action: Mentoring, Empowering and Investing in Latino Youth

ASPIRA Inc. of Illinois is a Puerto Rican non-profit organization committed to the self-determination of Latino and other underserved youth through educational opportunity, leadership development, and cultural awareness. In the City of Chicago, many young people of color lack the support and funding that create pathways toward opportunity. ASPIRA […]

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International Mentoring Day: Mentoring for a Better World

This blog post was kindly contributed by Eli A. Wolff and Mary A. Hums in recognition of International Mentoring Day. We celebrate International Mentoring Day on January 17 while honoring the legacy of Muhammad Ali on what would have been his 75th birthday. Reflecting on the power of […]

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Eli A. Wolff, Partners for Youth with Disabilities & Mary A. Hums, University of Louisville
January 17th, 2017
Posted In: Events, National Mentoring Month Blog Series, Our Affiliates, Recognition

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In Real Life Blog Series: Embodying the Spirit of Volunteer Service

Like many college students, Jessica Grove assumed her post-graduation path would be straightforward, heading immediately to graduate school and continuing her education. But she couldn’t shake the voice in her head that led her in a different, unexpected direction. “I could not stand by while everywhere I looked […]

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Elizabeth Bass, Executive Director, Virginia Mentoring Partnership & Jessica Grove, AmeriCorps VISTA Member
September 29th, 2016
Posted In: In Real Life, Mentoring Partnership, Our Affiliates

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Cross-sector Innovation in Mentoring Leads to Powerful Discussions

On August 25th, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, Ernst and Young, and LinkedIn hosted a conversation between some of the leading voices driving the mentoring movement in the Bay Area. With inclusion of inspiring young adults who benefited from having mentors, the Golden State Warriors organization, and City of […]

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Brendan Anderson
September 7th, 2016
Posted In: Corporate Engagement, Events, Our Affiliates

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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: Helping Youth Sports Coaches Elevate Their Mission

Staying active helps promote increased health and wellness throughout all stages of life.  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 MENTOR’s affiliate the Mentoring […]

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Kristan Allen, Director, Marketing and Communications, The Mentoring Partnership of Southwestern PA
May 10th, 2016
Posted In: In Real Life, Our Affiliates

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