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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In Real Life Blog Series: Growing through Mentoring from the ‘STEM’ Up

Mentoring and education go hand in hand. This October, we will be sharing stories that highlight the power of mentoring to prepare youth for college and career readiness. This article from the Iowa Mentoring Partnership shows how women in STEM are inspiring young girls to become the scientists, technicians, engineers, […]

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Mariah Himes, Iowa Mentoring Partnership AmeriCorps VISTA
October 17th, 2016
Posted In: In Real Life, Mentoring Partnership, Mentoring Stories

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MENTOR to Develop Guides to Support Youth Mentoring within Computer Science Fields

In answer to President Barack Obama’s call for more accessibility to computer science (CS) programs, the CSforAll initiative was launched to lead the effort in creating more educational opportunities for students to develop CS fluency and coding skills. MENTOR: the National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) is proud to support […]

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Brendan Anderson
October 12th, 2016
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In Real Life Blog Series: Mentoring Leads to Success in Life after High School

Mentoring and education go hand in hand. This October, we will be sharing stories that highlight the power of mentoring to support students at-risk of falling off track and encourage them to enroll in college. This article shows how the continued support of a mentor is invaluable to students in college […]

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Tami Silverman, CEO, Indiana Youth Institute
October 11th, 2016
Posted In: In Real Life, Mentoring Partnership, Mentoring Stories

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In Real Life Blog Series: College Admission Does Not Mean College Readiness

Mentoring and education go hand in hand. This October, we will be sharing stories that highlight the power of mentoring to support students at-risk of falling off track and encourage them to enroll in college. This article shows how mentors can help prepare students emotionally and academically for the rigor of college […]

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Bob Carr, Founder, Give Something Back Foundation
October 3rd, 2016
Posted In: In Real Life

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In Real Life Blog Series: Michigan Residents Unite for 9/11 Day of Service

To commemorate the fifteenth anniversary of the September 11th attacks, thousands of Michigan residents came together to volunteer as part of the 9/11 Day of Service. Their efforts aligned with the nationwide work of “Tomorrow Together,” a coalition of more than 20 nonprofit organizations that organized diversity service projects, […]

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Jason Alexander, Michigan Community Service Commission
September 30th, 2016
Posted In: Events

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