The Mentoring Partnership of New York would like to introduce a new tool to help mentors as they go through their mentoring relationships. "Matt the Mentor" is a typical mentor; his experiences are relatable to the average volunteer.
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SPRING Mentoring Breakfast Forum
Friday, May 22nd, 8:30AM-12Noon
Hosted by: DYCD, 2 Lafayette Street, 14th Floor, New York, NY10007
Do you worry about racial profiling and our young people? Then you don't want to miss the next Mentoring Breakfast Forum sponsored by the Mentoring Partnership of New York and Long Island. The topic will be
Helping Our Youth to
Safely Interact with Authority
Our presenters are members of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement. NOBLE has been running a mentoring initiative in 4 Brooklyn public schools for over 4 years.
Lead presenter Dr. Sophine Charles is the Preventative Services Associate with Council of Family and Child Caring Agencies. She has spent over 18 years working in child welfare, youth and family counseling, parent training and consulting. In addition she is on the faculty of John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
At this Breakfast you will learn:
- What young people should do when interacting with police
- What to do when stopped, questioned or detained
- What to do if arrested
- How to respond to officer misconduct
- How to report officer misconduct
If you are a regular at our Breakfast Forums then you know that this is the only semi-annual event in NYC that brings mentoring supervisors, coordinators and directors together to share their knowledge and experience. As always we will:
- Hear from a leading expert in youth development
- Spend time networking with colleagues
- Enjoy a light breakfast
- Engage in lively facilitated topical table conversation
Other Upcoming Trainings and Workshops
"How to Design and Manage A Quality Mentoring Program"
This full day training will teach the industry's nationally accepted best practices on how to define, build, create and implement a safe, effective, long lasting mentoring program.
Upcoming Classes (all 8:45am-4pm)
Monday. May 18, 2015
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Change Your life. Be a Mentor.
MPNY thanks the Taproot Foundation for their generous service
"Thanks to the Mentoring Partnership, we have benefited from consultations on getting started, training for our program coordinators, and ongoing advice to increase our effectiveness as Mentors."
Hank Lemons, Founder & Chair, NOBLE Mentors