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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Paying It Forward: Career Guidance from a True Mentor

When Thanksgiving approaches each November, we reflect on those we’re most grateful for. On social media, many people are taking the time to thank mentors who were there at critical moments in their lives with #ThankYourMentor. On our blog, we are featuring poignant stories from mentors and mentees who […]

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November 23rd, 2016
Posted In: Campaigns, In Real Life, Mentoring Stories

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Edgar and Ulises’ #MentoringCruise Story Wins Top Prize

MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) and the Cabot Creamery Cooperative are proud to honor Dr. Edgar Villamarin for his excellent service through mentoring as winner of the 2017 #MentoringCruise contest! For the past six years, Cabot Creamery Cooperative, a dairycooperative of 1,100 farm families in New England […]

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September 20th, 2016
Posted In: Campaigns, In Real Life, Mentoring Stories

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Fighting Chronic Absence during Attendance Awareness Month

This September marks the fourth annual Attendance Awareness Month (AAM) campaign, an opportunity to rally the community, youth advocates, policymakers, volunteers, funders and supporters around the importance of attendance and its role in academic achievement! MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) is proud to continue to serve as an AAM convening […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
August 10th, 2016
Posted In: Awareness, Campaigns, In Real Life

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2016 Coaches Mentoring Challenge Kicks Off to Great Start

This year, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) has expanded the challenge beyond university football coaches and is asking for programs and partners to nominate coaches from all community levels to participate in the campaign. If your mentoring program works with local coaches and you would like them […]

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August 9th, 2016
Posted In: Campaigns, In Real Life

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Two Lives Changed: #MentoringCruise Winner Speaks on the Power of Mentoring

You may remember or even have voted for Chelsy Spencer (pictured above, right) who was selected as our 2015 Cabot Community Celebrity Cruise award winner. Chelsy, a volunteer mentor for six years and counting, was nominated by the Executive Director of Hour Children Mentoring in Long Island, NY, in […]

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January 20th, 2016
Posted In: Campaigns, In Real Life, National Mentoring Month Blog Series

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