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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Hour Children Mentor Voted Winner in National Mentoring Story Contest

July 2015 After a lively voting period, Chelsy Spencer, mentor with Hour Children in Long Island, New York, has been named the winner in Cabot Creamery Cooperative & MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership’s mentoring story contest. Spencer received 476 votes, with over 813 votes submitted for the three finalists […]

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Jennifer Merrill, Marketing & Communications Manager
July 10th, 2015
Posted In: Campaigns, Mentoring Stories

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New MBK Alliance Identifies Mentoring as Critical to Opportunity and Achievement

May 2015 This week, President Obama announced the launch of the MBK Alliance, a nonprofit charged with carrying forward the vision set forth in the My Brother’s Keeper initiative to address disparities and barriers to opportunity and achievement for boys and young men of color. MENTOR: The National […]

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Diane Quest, Senior Director of External Affairs
May 8th, 2015
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National Mentoring Month Soars High in 2015

February 2015 The 2015 National Mentoring Month campaign received impressive national attention and engagement with a presidential proclamation in January, numerous press mentions, social media conversations, email mentions and more. Each year, we are reminded that this campaign is key to expanding mentoring awareness and promoting the mentoring effect in […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
February 4th, 2015
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National Basketball Association Mentoring Matters Video

As part of the NBA’s commitment to President Barack Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative, several players are giving voice to the need for mentors. Check out the public service announcement released by the league on Christmas Day 2014 that continues to air today. Watch now and learn more […]

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January 1st, 2015
Posted In: Awareness, Campaigns, The Mentoring Effect

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The Corporate Case for Mentoring the Grads of Life

October 2014 Originally posted in the Huffington Post There’s no doubt we have a rapidly changing economy and a labor force undergoing dramatic shifts, but we also operate on a proven principle that support and connection leads to opportunity and productivity. Right now, there is an untapped pool of […]

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David Shapiro, President and CEO, MENTOR
October 8th, 2014
Posted In: Campaigns, Corporate Engagement, The Mentoring Effect

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