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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How My Mentors Helped Me Through Foster Care

Why do Foster Youth Need Mentors? Foster youth have lived many lives—many times even before entering foster care. Many have been robbed of their innocence and often lack the fundamentals of how to create and maintain stable relationships. It can be isolating to not feel a sense of […]

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Athena Garcia-Gunn
May 17th, 2017
Posted In: Advocacy, Mentoring Stories

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Summit Fellows Spotlight: Q&A with Maryellen Gomes of Cobb Mentoring Matters

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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Maryellen Gomes, Cobb Mentoring Matters
May 16th, 2017
Posted In: Corporate Engagement, National Mentoring Summit

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The NBA Drives the Mentoring Movement In Real Life

In 2014, the National Basketball Association (NBA), the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA), and the National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA) announced a five-year commitment to support My Brother’s Keeper, a multi-sector effort launched by President Obama to help put boys and young men of color on a […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
May 5th, 2017
Posted In: In Real Life, Mentoring Stories

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Summit Fellows Spotlight: Mariam Martinez, Institute for Youth Development & Excellence

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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Mariam Martinez, IYDE
April 27th, 2017
Posted In: Corporate Engagement, National Mentoring Summit

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Summit Fellows Spotlight: Q&A with Kelvin Mattair of JBU Mentoring Program

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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Kelvin Mattair, JBU Mentoring Program
April 13th, 2017
Posted In: Corporate Engagement, National Mentoring Summit

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