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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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Can older tutors complement a near-peer model? A national nonprofit says yes

Header Photo Credit: Woodwalk Originally posted here, on Gen2Gen’s blog. Many nonprofits have long relied on “near-peer” tutors and mentors — youth and young adults who provide support to others relatively close in age, think college students as tutors for high school ones. They’re often plentiful, able to […]

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Sarah McKinney Gibson and Corita Brown, Ph.D.
September 12th, 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
Posted In: Corporate Engagement, National Mentoring Month Blog Series, National Mentoring Summit, Recognition

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National Mentoring Summit 2019: Fellows in the Spotlight

As the only national convening of youth mentoring practitioners, researchers, philanthropic partners and leaders, the National Mentoring Summit provides attendees with an opportunity to engage in skill building, peer learning, advocacy and networking. Every year since the Summit’s founding, MENTOR has received requests from mentoring practitioners who want to attend […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
October 22nd, 2018
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Practicing Savvy Money Management Habits With Your Mentee

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

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Sherrell Duclos, Financial Literacy Facilitator at Jared’s Heart of Success   
April 18th, 2018
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2018 CORPORATE EXCELLENCE IN YOUTH MENTORING TOP 10 HONOREES

Finalists for the brand new Corporate Excellence in Youth Mentoring Award represent nine companies, five states, and a diverse array of industries spanning technology to finance to insurance – and they all have one thing in common: a commitment to building meaningful relationships to support young people while […]

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January 18th, 2018
Posted In: Corporate Engagement, National Mentoring Month Blog Series, National Mentoring Summit, Recognition

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