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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Summit Fellows Spotlight: Video From Jowharah Sanders

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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Jowharah Sanders, Founder of NVEEE
June 4th, 2018
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Nike Employee Mentoring Spotlight: Jamal Dar, Executive Director at African Youth and Community Organization

Jamal Dar is a Somali refugee who immigrated to America at the age of 16 and is currently a Production Supervisor at Nike. After high school, he decided to take a year off and then enrolled in college and started a part-time job working at Nike. He came […]

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Jamal Dar, Production Supervisor at Nike and Executive Director at African Youth and Community Organization
May 29th, 2018
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MENTOR Statement on March For Our Lives

MENTOR strives to help create an America where all young people can thrive. By working with more than 2,000 mentoring programs around the country, we see the transformative power of quality mentoring when young people are supported, valued, and empowered. But young people can’t reach their full potential […]

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David Shapiro, CEO of MENTOR
March 23rd, 2018
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Exciting News about Federal Funds for Mentoring and Youth Safety

Yesterday, Congress released the 2018 omnibus spending bill. An omnibus spending bill packages together regular appropriations bills into a single bill to be passed as one, instead of as a series of individual bills. The bill funds critical federal programs from afterschool to national service to mentoring, and […]

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Abbie Evans and Adriane Alicea, MENTOR’s Government Relations Team
March 22nd, 2018
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Not JUST Black Girl Magic: What it takes to inspire and support ALL our girls

Throughout March we are celebrating Women’s History Month! We will be highlighting the important contributions women have made to the mentoring field, as well as featuring stories from female mentors and mentees. A couple of years ago, when I first heard the term “Black Girl Magic,” I was like…yep, […]

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Cheryl Howard-Neal, Director of Programs and Partnerships at MENTOR Illinois
March 21st, 2018
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