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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Hour Children Mentor Voted Winner in National Mentoring Story Contest

July 2015 After a lively voting period, Chelsy Spencer, mentor with Hour Children in Long Island, New York, has been named the winner in Cabot Creamery Cooperative & MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership’s mentoring story contest. Spencer received 476 votes, with over 813 votes submitted for the three finalists […]

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Jennifer Merrill, Marketing & Communications Manager
July 10th, 2015
Posted In: Campaigns, Mentoring Stories

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Annual Mentoring Partnership Network Conference Explores Role of Mentoring in Bridging Communities

June 2015 Each year, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) and our nationwide network of affiliate Mentoring Partnerships gather for a three-day professional development and networking conference hosted in a different location annually by one of our affiliates. Our collective goals are to engage in discussion, presentations and hands-on learning […]

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Molly Brenner, Manager, Mentoring Partnership Network
June 19th, 2015
Posted In: Events

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MENTOR and BBBS of Canada Host Mentoring Researcher Symposium

May 2015 The translation of fresh research into innovative program practice and meaningful advocacy is one of the most important aspects of the youth mentoring field-it allows programs to deliver more impactful services to youth and spurs interest and investment by key policymakers, funders, and other stakeholders. New […]

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Mike Garringer, Director of Knowledge Management
May 14th, 2015
Posted In: Events, Research

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Baltimore Steps Forward to Mentor Post Freddie Gray

May 2015 This op-ed originated on BaltimoreSun.com, the online platform for The Baltimore Sun. When Trayvon Martin’s life was taken our nation was forced into a long overdue conversation about the condition of the lives of African-American boys and young men. Young men like Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.; […]

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David Shapiro, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership & Terry Hickey, Maryland Mentoring Resource Center
May 11th, 2015
Posted In: Awareness, The Mentoring Effect

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New MBK Alliance Identifies Mentoring as Critical to Opportunity and Achievement

May 2015 This week, President Obama announced the launch of the MBK Alliance, a nonprofit charged with carrying forward the vision set forth in the My Brother’s Keeper initiative to address disparities and barriers to opportunity and achievement for boys and young men of color. MENTOR: The National […]

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Diane Quest, Senior Director of External Affairs
May 8th, 2015
Posted In: Campaigns

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