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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Attendance Awareness Month

September 2015 This September marks the third annual Attendance Awareness Month campaign —an opportunity to rally your community, advocates, policymakers, volunteers, funders and supporters around the importance of attendance and its role in academic achievement! To support the goal of increased interest and engagement in school, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership has […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
September 1st, 2015
Posted In: Awareness, Campaigns, The Mentoring Effect

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Baltimore Steps Forward to Mentor Post Freddie Gray

May 2015 This op-ed originated on BaltimoreSun.com, the online platform for The Baltimore Sun. When Trayvon Martin’s life was taken our nation was forced into a long overdue conversation about the condition of the lives of African-American boys and young men. Young men like Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.; […]

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David Shapiro, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership & Terry Hickey, Maryland Mentoring Resource Center
May 11th, 2015
Posted In: Awareness, The Mentoring Effect

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National Basketball Association Mentoring Matters Video

As part of the NBA’s commitment to President Barack Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative, several players are giving voice to the need for mentors. Check out the public service announcement released by the league on Christmas Day 2014 that continues to air today. Watch now and learn more […]

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Jennifer Merrill
January 1st, 2015
Posted In: Awareness, Campaigns, The Mentoring Effect

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Prisoners Speak on Why Mentors Matter

December 2014 Without an adult role model, who are youth turning to for answers? The Mentoring Effect report shows one in three youth will reach age 19 without the benefit of a mentoring relationship. Caring and consistent adults are needed more than ever to help keep at-risk youth on the […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
December 14th, 2014
Posted In: The Mentoring Effect

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Police Gang Unit Provides Outreach to Break Down Barriers

December 2014   When the gang unit in Worcester, MA noticed a rise in violence, they began a mentoring program to provide adult guidance and support in an effort to break down barriers and gain trust from at-risk youth – and ultimately keep their communities safe. 15 years later, over […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
December 1st, 2014
Posted In: The Mentoring Effect

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