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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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The “Super Power” of Mentoring

The “Super Power” of Mentoring When meeting Omarina Cabrera, a young woman from the Bronx, one can’t help but be struck by her intelligence, poise and confidence. Omarina’s story which has been profiled on PBS, resembles many other youth in our communities – young people growing up as […]

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Kerry H. Sullivan, President of the Bank of America Charitable Foundation, MENTOR Board Member
February 11th, 2020
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SUMMIT SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT: LinkedIn

At LinkedIn, we believe that two people with equal talent should have equal access to opportunity. But unfortunately, that’s not always the case. The reality is that where you grow up, where you go to school, and where you work can give you a 12x advantage in gaining […]

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Cammie Erickson Social Impact, LinkedIn
January 21st, 2020
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SUMMIT SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT: DELOITTE

Helping to create a future of opportunity. We are using the strength of the Deloitte community to help people uncover pathways to prosperity through college readiness, skills development, and employment access initiatives. One such way is through RightStep™ ― our commitment to helping students overcome obstacles they face […]

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January 13th, 2020
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Mentoring for the Sustainable Development Goals

We all continually learn and develop across our lifespan in slightly different ways. Some people learn and grow by reading, others by doing, and still others by observation. Throughout our life journey, we are touched by individuals who facilitate our learning and development. Family members, peers, coaches and […]

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Eli A. Wolff, Co-Director, Power of Sport Lab, Co-Director, Mentoring for Change initiative. Mary A. Hums, Professor, University of Louisville, Co-Director, Mentoring for Change initiative.
January 13th, 2020
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PROUDLY ANNOUNCING THE 2020 EXCELLENCE IN MENTORING AWARD RECIPIENTS

MENTOR 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 Excellence in Mentoring Awards […]

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January 9th, 2020
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