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 Jean Eddy of American Student Assistance (ASA)

Jean Eddy is the president and CEO of ASA, a national nonprofit committed to helping young people know themselves, know their options and make informed choices to achieve their education and career goals. ASA fulfills its mission by providing tools and resources to students online, in classrooms, and […]

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Jean Eddy, President and CEO of American Student Assistance (ASA)
January 22nd, 2019
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Mentoring for Peace

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. Mentoring is universal: it is an […]

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Eli A. Wolff, Partners for Youth with Disabilities & Brown University | Mary A. Hums, University of Louisville
January 15th, 2019
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SUMMIT SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT: LINKEDIN

At LinkedIn, we know that relationships matter. Having a strong network can be critical to building a meaningful career. In fact, we’ve learned from LinkedIn data that a job seeker is 10x more likely to get a job if they are referred by a connection. That’s why we’re […]

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Bari Saltman, Manager, Social Impact at LinkedIn
January 8th, 2019
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PROUDLY ANNOUNCING THE 2019 EXCELLENCE IN MENTORING AWARD RECIPIENTS

MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership is proud to announce this year’s recipients of the Excellence in Mentoring Awards! These awards are presented annually to individuals and organizations that have made tremendous contributions to young people and the mentoring field. Held at a special Library of Congress reception, this […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
January 7th, 2019
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Summit Fellows Spotlight: Q&A With Marvin Pierre of 8 Million Stories

With the generous founding support of AT&T, MENTOR launched the Summit Fellowship Program in 2016 to provide professional development scholarships to mentoring program leaders facing financial constraints to attend our National Mentoring Summit. In 2017, thanks to additional investments, MENTOR expanded the Program and provided fifteen scholarships to dedicated […]

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Marvin Pierre, Program Director of 8 Million Stories
September 18th, 2018
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