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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Minnesota Bigs in Blue Mentoring Program Bonds Police Force and Community

August 2014 When speaking to St. Cloud, Minnesota Police Chief Wm. Blair Anderson, it’s obvious he can’t mention enough how the Bigs in Blue initiative, facilitated by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Minnesota (BBBS of Central Minnesota), has impacted the police force and the local community. The […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
August 20th, 2014
Posted In: The Mentoring Effect

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Q&A with James Anderson

August 2014 James Anderson is the Program Administrator of the Anti-Recidivism Coalition (ARC). ARC works to create safe, healthy communities by providing a support and advocacy network for, and comprised of formerly incarcerated young men and women. James came to the ARC after a transforming experience in the […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
August 20th, 2014
Posted In: The Mentoring Effect

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Golf Channel’s For the Record Features Bill Russell & MENTOR’s Champions Golf Challenge

May 2014 MENTOR’s Champions Golf Challenge is a premier celebrity-amateur golf competition co-hosted by MENTOR board members Geoff Boisi and Bill Russell. The 2014 tournament was held May 4-5, 2014 in Sea Island, Georgia. This year’s event was a partnership between MENTOR and the Tucker onhealthy strattera Anderson […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
May 27th, 2014
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Don’t Call Them Dropouts: How Mentoring Plays a Role in Graduation

May 2014 This month, America’s Promise Alliance released a new report titled “Don’t Call Them Dropouts,” which takes an in depth look at the stories of youth who left high school before graduating. In their own voices, youth share their struggles and contribute to the larger ongoing narrative […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
May 20th, 2014
Posted In: Research, The Mentoring Effect

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Mentoring and the Transition from High School to College

May 2014 Erica Mendoza credits her mentor Andrea with keeping her on the path to success and now supporting her on her college journey. Erica & Andrea were matched through the John Andrew Maize Memorial Foundation, which has served over 550 teens at Framingham High School in Massachusetts and […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
May 16th, 2014
Posted In: The Mentoring Effect

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