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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Mentoring Summit 2018: Fellows in the Spotlight

As the only national convening of youth mentoring practitioners, researchers, philanthropic partners and leaders, the National Mentoring Summit provides attendees with an opportunity to engage in skill building, peer learning, advocacy and networking. Every year since the Summit’s founding, MENTOR has received requests from mentoring practitioners who want […]

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Julie Babyatzky, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
November 14th, 2017
Posted In: Events, National Mentoring Summit, Recognition

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New federal investments help expand, study school-based peer mentoring

For nearly 40 years, the Center for Supportive Schools (CSS) has worked to create caring, vibrant school communities by activating the schools’ most underutilized and powerful resource: the students themselves. Substantial investments from two federal agencies will help CSS bring our evidence-based strategy of peer mentoring to over […]

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Margo Ross, Managing Director of Communications & Development for Center for Supportive Schools
October 31st, 2017
Posted In: Education, In Real Life, Mentoring Partnership

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New Partnership with Million Women Mentors Increases Opportunities for Women in STEM

Today, 80% of the fastest-growing occupations require Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) skills. It is tempting to immediately suggest that all students should start learning computer coding or perhaps advanced calculus, or how to work alongside artificial intelligence. However, the education sector has been learning that hard […]

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Erin White and Ashley Szofer, STEMconnector
October 30th, 2017
Posted In: Awareness, Education, In Real Life, Mentoring Partnership

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STEAM Rising: Mentors Across The Clubhouse Network Engage Youth in Creative Learning

The Clubhouse Network is an international community of 100 Clubhouses in 19 countries, providing youth with life-changing opportunities for nearly 25 years. Walk into a Clubhouse and you’re likely to find a pleasantly chaotic scene: Youth and adult mentors are scattered around the space, filming in front of […]

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Aviva Baff, Mentor Program Manager, The Clubhouse Network
October 18th, 2017
Posted In: In Real Life, Mentoring Stories

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Capitol Hill Day – The Tools You Need, the Experience of a Lifetime!

Join mentoring advocates at the fourth annual Capitol Hill Day during the 2018 National Mentoring Summit in Washington, D.C. to bring the personal stories and policy issues affecting the mentoring community straight to Members of Congress and their staff. You can sign up for Capitol Hill Day when you register for […]

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Jo-Ann Schofield, MENTOR Rhode Island
October 11th, 2017
Posted In: Advocacy, Awareness, National Mentoring Month Blog Series

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