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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Register by Oct. 30th for a Chance to Win Two-Night Stay

October 2015 Register for the Summit by October 30, 2015, 5:00 p.m. ET and be entered to win one complimentary two-night hotel stay courtesy of the Renaissance Washington DC, Downtown where all Summit workshops and plenaries will be held. This complimentary two-night stay is valued at $390.00 and […]

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Jennifer Merrill, Marketing & Communications Manager
October 21st, 2015
Posted In: Events, National Mentoring Summit

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MENTOR partners with U.S. Department of Education to launch Mentoring Mindsets Initiative

October 2015 Today, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) participated in a virtual event hosted by the U.S. Department of Education to discuss a new effort aimed at helping students achieve academic success and promote increased opportunities for America’s young people. In coordination with City Year, Stanford University’s […]

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Andrew Catanzariti, AmeriCorps VISTA, AT&T Aspire Corps
October 16th, 2015
Posted In: Campaigns

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MENTOR Awarded Continued Support for National Mentoring Resource Center

October 2015 This fall, The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) announced MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) as the recipient of the FY15 $1.5 million Training and Technical Assistance grant. This grant award provides continued support for MENTOR’s operation of the National Mentoring Resource Center […]

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Jennifer Merrill, Marketing & Communications Manager
October 9th, 2015
Posted In: Funding

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Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Tackles Chronic Absenteeism

October 2015 Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is giving voice to efforts to reduce chronic absenteeism, calling for caring adults to help young people stay connected to school. In a newly released video message, Secretary Duncan highlights the impact of missing just a few days of school and how […]

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Jennifer Merrill, Marketing & Communications Manager
October 7th, 2015
Posted In: Awareness, The Mentoring Effect

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Mentoring: Investing in Young People, Investing in the Future

October 2015 This blog post was originally featured on the CSR Wire Talkback Blog as part of their “Education for a Sustainable Future” series. We know the story.  We know that, while tremendous progress has been made, a significant mentoring gap still exists in America for young people.  We know […]

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David Shapiro, CEO & President of MENTOR
October 6th, 2015
Posted In: The Mentoring Effect

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