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 […]

Read More

Practicing Savvy Money Management Habits With Your Mentee

April is National Financial Literacy Month! Research has shown that American teens rank below half of their peers in other developed economies when it comes to financial literacy.  Mentoring can play an important role in helping young people develop and maintain healthy financial habits – habits that are […]

Read More

Sherrell Duclos, Financial Literacy Facilitator at Jared’s Heart of Success   
April 18th, 2018
Posted In: Awareness, Education, In Real Life, Recognition

Tags: , , ,

Leave a Comment


International Day of Sport for Development and Peace Feature: Coach Hemon – Using Soccer to Help Young Refugees

This International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, we are sharing stories of how the power of sport, as part of a mentoring relationship, can help promote equality and understanding. According to the UN, “Sport as a universal language can be a powerful tool to promote peace, […]

Read More

Matthew Zinner, Up2Us Sports Intern
April 6th, 2018
Posted In: Education, In Real Life, Mentoring Stories

Tags: ,

Leave a Comment


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 […]

Read More

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

Tags: , ,

Leave a Comment


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 […]

Read More

Orlando White, LinkedIn
December 5th, 2017
Posted In: Campaigns, Education, Mentoring Stories

Tags: ,

Leave a Comment


Wisdom in the Shape of My Coach

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 Alphonso Mayo, […]

Read More

Alphonso Mayo
November 22nd, 2017
Posted In: Awareness, Education, In Real Life, Mentoring Stories

Leave a Comment