Q&A WITH CHANELLE PRICE, USA Track & Field

As the school year winds down and summer approaches, we’re sharing stories about how positive mentoring relationships support a healthy lifestyle through physical activity. Track star Chanelle Price, an American middle-distance runner, shows us how the mentors in her life have inspired and encouraged her to get active. […]

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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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MENTOR Releases Fourth Edition of the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring™

September 2015 MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR), the unifying champion of the national movement to advance quality mentoring for young people, released today the fourth edition of its cornerstone publication, the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring™ (Elements).  A collection of research-informed practices for youth mentoring programs, the […]

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Liz Hardy, Director of Marketing & Communications
September 24th, 2015
Posted In: Research

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The Power of Relationships: Opening Doors to Opportunity

September 2015 This op-ed was originally featured on America’s Promise Alliance’s GradNation blog. In an era when many of us tend to be “plugged-in” at all times through social media, smartphones, email or other communication channels, it’s hard to understand that there are still young people out there yearning […]

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David Shapiro, CEO & President of MENTOR
September 21st, 2015
Posted In: The Mentoring Effect

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Tackling Chronic Absence through Mentoring: A Call to Action

September 2014 This op-ed was originally featured on America’s Promise Alliance’s GradNation blog.  Increasingly, mentoring is being utilized as a powerful tool to bridge the opportunity gap and support young people in staying connected or getting re-connected to school, work and community. While delivering academic content and building skills […]

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David Shapiro, CEO of MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
September 14th, 2015
Posted In: Awareness, The Mentoring Effect

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