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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#ThankYourMentor Spotlight: Q&A with Dr. Simon Shannon of 3M

As part of MENTOR’s #ThankYourMentor campaign, many people are taking the time to thank mentors who were there at critical moments in their lives. On our blog, we are featuring poignant stories from mentors and mentees who know the impact of mentoring first-hand. This story comes from Dr. Simon […]

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Simon Shannon, Ph.D., 3M
December 13th, 2017
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Q&A with Orlando White of LinkedIn

As part of MENTOR’s #ThankYourMentor campaign, many people are taking the time to thank mentors who were there at critical moments in their lives. On our blog, we are featuring poignant stories from mentors and mentees who know the impact of mentoring first-hand. This story comes from Orlando White […]

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Orlando White, LinkedIn
December 5th, 2017
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ASPIRA in Action: Mentoring, Empowering and Investing in Latino Youth

ASPIRA Inc. of Illinois is a Puerto Rican non-profit organization committed to the self-determination of Latino and other underserved youth through educational opportunity, leadership development, and cultural awareness. In the City of Chicago, many young people of color lack the support and funding that create pathways toward opportunity. ASPIRA […]

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ASPIRA Inc. Of Illinois
October 5th, 2017
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Reinforcing Success Mentors with AllHere Education

Districts and school leaders across the country are developing and implementing My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Success Mentors Initiatives and using AllHere for Attendance Intervention Management to tackle chronic absenteeism, form supportive relationships, and connect students with necessary supports to keep them engaged in school. AllHere for Attendance Intervention […]

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Joanna Smith, AllHere
October 2nd, 2017
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Attend School Today to Achieve Tomorrow

The mission of Mentoring Works Washington, a public/private partnership, is to promote, support and expand quality mentoring that fosters positive youth development and academic success.  Specifically, MWW works to maximize both the reach and impact of professionally-supported mentoring for youth who are facing risks related to academic performance […]

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Tom Pennella, Deputy Director for Mentoring Works Washington
September 29th, 2017
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