A Teacher’s View on Reducing Chronic Absenteeism

Mentors have powerful opportunities to inspire students. This September, as part of the fifth annual Attendance Awareness Month campaign, we will be sharing stories and resources showcasing the power of strong relationships to keep students involved in school. “I missed the bus” or, “My mom said we did not have […]

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Eat Well, Stay Active, Have Fun: A Guide for Mentors

Each day, mentors build natural relationships with youth through simple interactions. This August, we’ll share stories and resources for mentors and mentees illustrating some fun ways to engage this summer. Below, we are featuring a guide created by our partners at the Harvard School of Public Health to help […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
August 10th, 2017
Posted In: In Real Life

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In Real Life Blog Series: Mentors Connecting Dreams to Careers

Mentors can play an instrumental part in preparing young people for college and career. America Needs You (ANY) shares how their program empowers first-generation college students to represent their authentic selves and translate their skills, goals, and dreams to opportunity. America Needs You (ANY) was founded in 2009 […]

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Saif Zihiri, Development and Communications Intern, America Needs You
July 26th, 2017
Posted In: Mentoring Stories

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Great Management Is Great Mentoring: Bank Of America And MENTOR Release Guide For Managers Of Youth

Bank of America, in partnership with MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, has developed the following guide to support employees managing youth interns. Originally featured on Grads of LifeVoice. Most of us can recount quite vividly our very first work experience. Some of us may remember it fondly while others […]

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Kerry Sullivan, President of the Bank of America Charitable Foundation, and Dan Horgan, Senior Director of Corporate Engagement
July 20th, 2017
Posted In: Corporate Engagement

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Summit Fellows Spotlight: Q&A with Debbie Eller of Communities in Schools of Caldwell County

With the generous support of AT&T, State Street Corporation, and an anonymous donor, MENTOR launched the 2017 Summit Fellowship Program to provide a select number of scholarships to dedicated leaders from mentoring programs operating with a budget of $150,000 or less. In the Summit Fellows Spotlight series, the […]

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Debbie Eller, Communities in Schools of Caldwell County
July 18th, 2017
Posted In: Corporate Engagement, National Mentoring Summit

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Webs of Support: The Impact of Building Ecosystems for Youth

Mentors can play an instrumental part in preparing young people for college and career. Spark’s Career Exploration and Self-Discovery Program leads students and mentors through hands-on activities designed to increase students’ social and emotional skills, build social capital, and increase school performance and engagement. According to Dr. Janis […]

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Heather King, PhD, Director of Evaluation, Spark
July 12th, 2017
Posted In: Mentoring Stories, Research

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