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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AmeriCorps Week: Serving With a Mentoring Program

The week of March 11-17 is AmeriCorps week! This is a week to celebrate the organizations, programs and members of the AmeriCorps community who dedicate their time and energy to service nationwide. In honor of this week, MENTOR is featuring blogs from AmeriCorps members who are spending their […]

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Rachel Benjamin, Mentor 2.0 Program Ambassador, Highland Street AmeriCorps Ambassador of Mentoring
March 6th, 2018
Posted In: Advocacy, Campaigns, Education, Mentoring Stories

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A World Without Mentors

Eli and Mary have both worked in the area of mentoring for social change and have been part of the organizing team for the International Mentoring Day on January 17 of each year on Muhammad Ali’s birthday and during National Mentoring Month. “A world without mentors leaves so […]

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Eli. A. Wolff, Partners for Youth with Disabilities Mary A. Hums, University of Louisville
January 16th, 2018
Posted In: Awareness, Campaigns, Mentoring Stories, National Mentoring Month Blog Series

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Summit Sponsor Spotlight: EY

Mentoring strengthens our communities and our careers As Director of Corporate Responsibility at EY and a College MAP Mentor, I’ve seen how being involved in mentoring and volunteering in our communities has a direct impact on employee engagement and career development. At EY, we hire tens of thousands […]

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Deborah K. Holmes, EY Americas Director of Corporate Responsibility
January 16th, 2018
Posted In: Campaigns, Corporate Engagement, Mentoring Partnership, National Mentoring Month Blog Series, National Mentoring Summit

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Summit Sponsor Spotlight: AT&T

As part of its signature philanthropic initiative, AT&T Aspire, AT&T connects employees with students to provide mentoring and help students discover their potential. Since 2012, AT&T employees invested more than 1.6 million hours to impact students across the country. We asked one of these employees, Neal Backsman, to […]

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Neal Backsman, AT&T
January 9th, 2018
Posted In: Campaigns, Corporate Engagement, Mentoring Stories, National Mentoring Month Blog Series, National Mentoring Summit

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Summit Sponsor Spotlight: Q&A with Ryan Moore of Bank of America

Ryan Moore has worked at Bank of America for 14 years and currently serves as a member of the digital sales team in Belfast, Maine. Over the past six years, Ryan has provided hundreds of volunteer hours for Jobs for Maine Graduates (JMG), a student centered program that […]

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Ryan Moore, Bank of America
December 27th, 2017
Posted In: Campaigns, Corporate Engagement

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