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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MENTOR Releases Fourth Edition of the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring™

September 2015 MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR), the unifying champion of the national movement to advance quality mentoring for young people, released today the fourth edition of its cornerstone publication, the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring™ (Elements).  A collection of research-informed practices for youth mentoring programs, the […]

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Liz Hardy, Director of Marketing & Communications
September 24th, 2015
Posted In: Research

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MENTOR and BBBS of Canada Host Mentoring Researcher Symposium

May 2015 The translation of fresh research into innovative program practice and meaningful advocacy is one of the most important aspects of the youth mentoring field-it allows programs to deliver more impactful services to youth and spurs interest and investment by key policymakers, funders, and other stakeholders. New […]

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Mike Garringer, Director of Knowledge Management
May 14th, 2015
Posted In: Events, Research

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Don’t Call Them Dropouts: How Mentoring Plays a Role in Graduation

May 2014 This month, America’s Promise Alliance released a new report titled “Don’t Call Them Dropouts,” which takes an in depth look at the stories of youth who left high school before graduating. In their own voices, youth share their struggles and contribute to the larger ongoing narrative […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
May 20th, 2014
Posted In: Research, The Mentoring Effect

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