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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The Corporate Case for Mentoring the Grads of Life

October 2014 Originally posted in the Huffington Post There’s no doubt we have a rapidly changing economy and a labor force undergoing dramatic shifts, but we also operate on a proven principle that support and connection leads to opportunity and productivity. Right now, there is an untapped pool of […]

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David Shapiro, President and CEO, MENTOR
October 8th, 2014
Posted In: Campaigns, Corporate Engagement, The Mentoring Effect

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Q&A with Baltimore Police Commissioner

October 2014 Introduction by Terry Hickey, CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Chesapeake and the Maryland Mentoring Resource Center: Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Chesapeake is an affiliate of MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership and part of its nationwide network of Mentoring Partnerships. […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
October 8th, 2014
Posted In: The Mentoring Effect

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Who Will Show Up for the Next Generation of Men

September 2014 This blog post originated on Esquire.com I don’t think I have time. What will we do? What will we talk about? Will it really make a difference? As the “mentoring guy,” these are the questions men – friends, acquaintances, family and even the guy next to […]

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David Shapiro, President and CEO, MENTOR
September 16th, 2014
Posted In: Awareness, The Mentoring Effect

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James Anderson: Prison Inmate to a Passionate Advocate

August 2014 James Anderson spent five years in and out of the California prison system before the age of 20. In his own words, he says, “I felt so worthless that I believed that’s where I belonged. I was that kid that you pointed at and said ‘forget […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
August 21st, 2014
Posted In: The Mentoring Effect

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Minnesota Bigs in Blue Mentoring Program Bonds Police Force and Community

August 2014 When speaking to St. Cloud, Minnesota Police Chief Wm. Blair Anderson, it’s obvious he can’t mention enough how the Bigs in Blue initiative, facilitated by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Minnesota (BBBS of Central Minnesota), has impacted the police force and the local community. The […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
August 20th, 2014
Posted In: The Mentoring Effect

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