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: 60,000 College Graduates Say Natural Mentors are a Game Changer!

Every day, teachers, coaches and colleagues, build natural mentoring relationships with youth through simple interactions. This August, we’ll share stories and resources for mentors and mentees, whether natural or formal, illustrating their role in helping youth develop skills, confidence and social capital. The field of mentoring owes a […]

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Jean E. Rhodes, Director of the Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring
August 17th, 2016
Posted In: In Real Life, Research

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In Real Life Blog Series: Thanks to Our Fantastic Mentors

Every day, teachers, coaches and colleagues, build natural mentoring relationships with youth through simple interactions. This August, we’ll share stories and resources for mentors and mentees, whether natural or formal, illustrating their role in helping youth develop skills, confidence and social capital. This personal mentoring story, shared by our own […]

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Brendan Anderson, Marketing & Communications VISTA
August 15th, 2016
Posted In: In Real Life, Mentoring Stories, Uncategorized

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Fighting Chronic Absence during Attendance Awareness Month

This September marks the fourth annual Attendance Awareness Month (AAM) campaign, an opportunity to rally the community, youth advocates, policymakers, volunteers, funders and supporters around the importance of attendance and its role in academic achievement! MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) is proud to continue to serve as an AAM convening […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
August 10th, 2016
Posted In: Awareness, Campaigns, In Real Life

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2016 Coaches Mentoring Challenge Kicks Off to Great Start

This year, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) has expanded the challenge beyond university football coaches and is asking for programs and partners to nominate coaches from all community levels to participate in the campaign. If your mentoring program works with local coaches and you would like them […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
August 9th, 2016
Posted In: Campaigns, In Real Life

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In Real Life Blog Series: Mentoring “Moves” Young Students in the Right Direction

Mentoring can happen in moments big and small. This July, we’ll share resources, stories and tips that illustrate how you can pay-it-forward through mentoring and help youth build a foundation of knowledge as they embrace their journey to success.  This post shares information on how Blue Cross Blue Shield Association […]

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Paul Gerrard, Vice President, Strategic Communications, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association
July 28th, 2016
Posted In: Corporate Engagement, In Real Life

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