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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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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#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
Posted In: Campaigns, Corporate Engagement, Mentoring Stories

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Great Management Is Great Mentoring: Bank Of America And MENTOR Release Guide For Managers Of Youth

Bank of America, in partnership with MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, has developed the following guide to support employees managing youth interns. Originally featured on Grads of LifeVoice. Most of us can recount quite vividly our very first work experience. Some of us may remember it fondly while others […]

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Kerry Sullivan, President of the Bank of America Charitable Foundation, and Dan Horgan, Senior Director of Corporate Engagement
July 20th, 2017
Posted In: Corporate Engagement

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Summit Fellows Spotlight: Q&A with Debbie Eller of Communities in Schools of Caldwell County

With the generous support of AT&T, State Street Corporation, and an anonymous donor, MENTOR launched the 2017 Summit Fellowship Program to provide a select number of scholarships to dedicated leaders from mentoring programs operating with a budget of $150,000 or less. In the Summit Fellows Spotlight series, the […]

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Debbie Eller, Communities in Schools of Caldwell County
July 18th, 2017
Posted In: Corporate Engagement, National Mentoring Summit

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Summit Fellows Spotlight: Mark Billings and Best Friends Mentoring Program

With the generous support of AT&T, State Street Corporation, and an anonymous donor, MENTOR launched the 2017 Summit Fellowship Program to provide a select number of scholarships to dedicated leaders from mentoring programs operating with a budget of $150,000 or less. In the Summit Fellows Spotlight series, the […]

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Mark Billings, Best Friends Mentoring Program
June 15th, 2017
Posted In: Corporate Engagement, National Mentoring Summit

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