In addition to efforts to increase funding for mentoring and streamline the criminal background check system, MENTOR works on other issues that can benefit mentoring or raise its profile. Learn more about these important issues and activities:
Reauthorizing No Child Left Behind
Learn about efforts to strengthen the link between mentoring and education through the reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind Act.
Learn how to ensure that thousands of local mentoring programs across the country have the resources they need to run strong and effective mentoring programs and serve more children. Find out more about the Mentoring for All Act.
Foster Care Mentoring
Ask your Senators to support a bill that would help match more foster care youth with mentors!
Congressional Mentoring Caucus
Is your Representative a supporter of mentoring? Ask him or her to join the Congressional Mentoring Caucus.
National Mentoring Month
Each year, the White House and Congress support National Mentoring Month by issuing proclamations and resolutions on mentoring. Find out more about National Mentoring Month.