Meeting Youth Where They Are: Why Social-Emotional Skills and Cultural Responsive Mentoring is Critical for College and Career Readiness

I knew something was off when I couldn’t focus in my courses, the weight of my head was too much to bear, and getting out of bed was increasingly difficult as the days passed. I couldn’t articulate this at the time, but I was suffering from depression. During […]

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How Mentoring Supports the Healing Journey for Victims and Survivors of CSEC

The original article was written for the National Mentoring Resource Center Blog. Read the full article here. People need people. Each of us needs someone to encourage us when things go wrong and to cheer for us when we have success. For youth who are at risk for […]

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Bailey Brackin Patton, Assistant Director, Wichita State University Center For Combating Human Trafficking and Susan Spagnuolo, Sr. TA Manager, MANY
June 27th, 2017
Posted In: Awareness, Research

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In Real Life Blog Series: Building Relationships for Refugees

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 voiceless […]

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Sikandar Khan, President of Global Emergency Response and Assistance (GERA)
June 20th, 2017
Posted In: Awareness, In Real Life

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In Real Life Blog Series: Advocacy, Allyship, and the Power of Mentoring

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 voiceless […]

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Eli A. Wolff, Partners for Youth with Disabilities @eliwolff10 & Mary A. Hums, University of Louisville @mahums
June 16th, 2017
Posted In: Awareness, In Real Life

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AmeriCorps Week Blog Series: The Journey Continues

In honor of AmeriCorps Week, we are joining the national celebration to recognize those who choose to serve. In its almost 25 year history, AmeriCorps has engaged over 1 million United States citizens to build our homes, teach our youth, strengthen our businesses, protect the environment, and serve […]

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Brendan Anderson
March 10th, 2017
Posted In: Awareness, Events, In Real Life

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AmeriCorps Week Blog Series: Volunteers in Service

In honor of AmeriCorps Week, we are joining the national celebration to recognize those who choose to serve. In its almost 25 year history, AmeriCorps has engaged over 1 million United States citizens to build our homes, teach our youth, strengthen our businesses, protect the environment, and serve […]

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Brendan Anderson
March 9th, 2017
Posted In: Awareness, Events, In Real Life

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