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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AmeriCorps Week Blog Series: The Journey Continues

In honor of AmeriCorps Week, we are joining the national celebration to recognize those who choose to serve. In its almost 25 year history, AmeriCorps has engaged over 1 million United States citizens to build our homes, teach our youth, strengthen our businesses, protect the environment, and serve […]

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Brendan Anderson
March 10th, 2017
Posted In: Awareness, Events, In Real Life

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AmeriCorps Week Blog Series: Volunteers in Service

In honor of AmeriCorps Week, we are joining the national celebration to recognize those who choose to serve. In its almost 25 year history, AmeriCorps has engaged over 1 million United States citizens to build our homes, teach our youth, strengthen our businesses, protect the environment, and serve […]

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Brendan Anderson
March 9th, 2017
Posted In: Awareness, Events, In Real Life

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AmeriCorps Week Blog Series: The Power of Service

In honor of AmeriCorps Week, we are joining the national celebration to recognize those who choose to serve. In its almost 25 year history, AmeriCorps has engaged over 1 million United States citizens to build our homes, teach our youth, strengthen our businesses, protect the environment, and serve […]

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Brendan Anderson
March 8th, 2017
Posted In: Awareness, Education, Events, In Real Life, Mentoring Stories

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AmeriCorps Week Blog Series: The Decision to Serve

In honor of AmeriCorps Week, we are joining the national celebration to recognize those who choose to serve. In its almost 25 year history, AmeriCorps has engaged over 1 million United States citizens to build our homes, teach our youth, strengthen our businesses, protect the environment, and serve […]

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Brendan Anderson
March 7th, 2017
Posted In: Awareness, Events, In Real Life, Mentoring Stories

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In Real Life Blog Series: Young People Can Show Us Value in Celebrating Our Differences

This December, we are sharing resources, stories, tips for mentors and mentees to help us all learn more about one another and come together in support of opportunity and inclusion for all. This blog post shows that, in some cases, youth can teach adults a great deal about […]

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Torie Weiston-Serdan, Founder of the Youth Mentoring Action Network
December 19th, 2016
Posted In: In Real Life, Mentoring Stories, Research

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