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

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National Mentoring Month: We All Need Mentors

By Guest Bloggers Jennifer Sheehy, Deputy Assistant Secretary,U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy, and David Shapiro, President and CEO, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership Mentoring, at its core, guarantees young people that there is someone who cares about them, assures them they are not alone […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
January 15th, 2016
Posted In: Awareness, In Real Life, National Mentoring Month Blog Series

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In Real Life Blog Series: Creating Mentoring Connections

In celebration of National Mentoring Month and the launch of In Real Life, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) has chosen to recognize those who have demonstrated a deep commitment to delivering critical connections to our nation’s young people to aid them in achieving success at home, school […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
January 15th, 2016
Posted In: Campaigns, In Real Life, National Mentoring Month Blog Series, National Mentoring Summit

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MENTOR Participates in White House Efforts to Promote Mentoring and Student Success

As part of a continued effort to ensure that all young people have the opportunities they need to reach their full potential, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) recently traveled to Washington, DC to participate in White House efforts designed to support President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative, […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
January 11th, 2016
Posted In: Awareness, Campaigns, In Real Life

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In Real Life Blog Series: Role Modeling for Our Nation’s Youth

In celebration of National Mentoring Month and the launch of In Real Life, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) has chosen to recognize those who have demonstrated a deep commitment to delivering critical connections to our nation’s young people to aid them in achieving success at home, school and ultimately in the workforce. […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
January 8th, 2016
Posted In: Campaigns, In Real Life, National Mentoring Month Blog Series

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