Q&A With Chanelle Price, USA Track & Field

As the school year winds down and summer approaches, we’re sharing stories about how positive mentoring relationships support a healthy lifestyle through physical activity. Track star Chanelle Price, an American middle-distance runner, shows us how the mentors in her life have inspired and encouraged her to get active. […]

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Nike Employee Mentoring Spotlight: Holly Darnell, Coach at Marathon Kids

Mentoring youth is a big passion of mine. I currently mentor through a program called Marathon Kids, which is a nonprofit that encourages kids to get active and run the length of a marathon over the course of a program. My background is in exercise science so fitness […]

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Holly Darnell, Learning and Development Lead at Nike and Coach at Marathon Kids
May 29th, 2018
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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, […]

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

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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 […]

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Rachel Benjamin, Mentor 2.0 Program Ambassador, Highland Street AmeriCorps Ambassador of Mentoring
March 6th, 2018
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A World Without Mentors

Eli and Mary have both worked in the area of mentoring for social change and have been part of the organizing team for the International Mentoring Day on January 17 of each year on Muhammad Ali’s birthday and during National Mentoring Month. “A world without mentors leaves so […]

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Eli. A. Wolff, Partners for Youth with Disabilities Mary A. Hums, University of Louisville
January 16th, 2018
Posted In: Awareness, Campaigns, Mentoring Stories, National Mentoring Month Blog Series

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Summit Sponsor Spotlight: AT&T

As part of its signature philanthropic initiative, AT&T Aspire, AT&T connects employees with students to provide mentoring and help students discover their potential. Since 2012, AT&T employees invested more than 1.6 million hours to impact students across the country. We asked one of these employees, Neal Backsman, to […]

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Neal Backsman, AT&T
January 9th, 2018
Posted In: Campaigns, Corporate Engagement, Mentoring Stories, National Mentoring Month Blog Series, National Mentoring Summit

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