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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In Real Life Blog Series: Connecting with Community through Youth Initiated Mentoring

Every day, teachers, coaches and colleagues, build natural mentoring relationships with youth through simple interactions. This August, we’ll share stories and resources for mentors and mentees, whether natural or formal, illustrating their role in helping youth develop skills, confidence and social capital. Read Alendra and Linda’s mentoring story […]

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Teresa Riesberg, Operations and Events Coordinator, Midlands Mentoring Partnership and Emily Wilson, Youth Initiated Mentoring Coordinator
August 26th, 2016
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In Real Life Blog Series: Helping Youth Sports Coaches Elevate Their Mission

Staying active helps promote increased health and wellness throughout all stages of life.  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.  This post recognizes the important work done by MENTOR’s affiliate the Mentoring […]

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Kristan Allen, Director, Marketing and Communications, The Mentoring Partnership of Southwestern PA
May 10th, 2016
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In Real Life Blog Series: Coastway Community Bank: Mentoring for Financial Success

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.  Mentors can play an important role in helping young people develop and maintain healthy financial habits – habits that are […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
April 29th, 2016
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Happy 1-Year Anniversary to the Mentoring Partnership and Resource Center

In honor of the Mentoring Partnership and Resource Center of Southeastern Pennsylvania’s (MPRC) first anniversary, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) would like to recognize MPRC for the incredible work they’ve done in support of the youth mentoring movement. MPRC has provided the leadership and infrastructure necessary to […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
April 6th, 2016
Posted In: In Real Life, Our Affiliates

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