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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In Real Life Blog Series: Mentors Bring Out the Greatness Within

This June, we’re focusing on ways we can better support underserved populations through mentoring In Real Life! Throughout the month, we will be featuring content related to levels of ability, sexual orientation, gender identity, refugee status, and the role mentors can play in empowering young people who feel […]

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David Shapiro, CEO, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
June 8th, 2017
Posted In: Corporate Engagement, Events

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Summit Fellows Spotlight: Q&A with Jamila Trimuel of Ladies of Virtue

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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Jamila Trimuel, Ladies of Virtue
June 1st, 2017
Posted In: Corporate Engagement, National Mentoring Summit

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In Real Life Blog Series: Mentors Coach Students to Success

Research shows that having a mentor in a young person’s life can be instrumental to all aspects of his or her development. Whether it is through direct mentoring in real life or programs like the U.S. Soccer Foundation’s Soccer for Success program, having a mentor creates positive and meaningful […]

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U.S. Soccer Foundation
May 30th, 2017
Posted In: In Real Life, Mentoring Stories

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In Real Life Blog Series: Instilling Healthy Habits and Mindsets through Sports

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. This post recognizes the important work done by Up2Us Sports’ mentoring model, which unites coaches and youth through their shared love of sport. Delmy […]

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Up2Us Sports
May 24th, 2017
Posted In: In Real Life, Mentoring Stories

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In Real Life Blog Series: Demonstrating the Power of Sports Through Peer Mentoring

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. This post recognizes the important work done by Team Prime Time’s peer mentoring model, which unites two underserved populations through their shared love of […]

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Peter Straus, Executive Director Team Prime Time
May 22nd, 2017
Posted In: In Real Life

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