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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Scoring Goals using Effective Group-Mentoring Models

For the past six years, the U.S. Soccer Foundation’s coach-mentors have witnessed the transformative effect Soccer for Success has had on more than 70,000 children in underserved communities across the nation. As the national model for sports-based youth development, our programs, including Soccer for Success, are proven to help both […]

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U.S. Soccer Foundation
July 13th, 2016
Posted In: In Real Life, Research

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In Real Life Blog Series: How Mentoring Helped A Young Woman Form Her Career Path

Mentoring can happen in moments big and small.  Think back to the guidance you received from that experienced colleague during critical moments when navigating your career path, and how that relationship empowered you.  This July, we’ll share resources, stories and tips that illustrate how you can pay-it-forward through […]

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Megy Karydes, Karydes Consulting
July 12th, 2016
Posted In: In Real Life

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In Real Life Blog Series: Bringing Mentoring to the Workplace

Mentoring can happen in moments big and small.  Think back to the guidance you received from that experienced colleague during critical moments when navigating your career path, and how that relationship empowered you.  This July, we’ll share resources, stories and tips that illustrate how you can pay-it-forward through […]

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Rachelle Damminger, Director of Communications, Spark
July 1st, 2016
Posted In: In Real Life

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In Real Life Blog Series: Strengthening Cultural Ties through Mentoring

Research confirms that quality mentoring relationships can have powerful positive effects on youth in a variety of ways. This June, we’re sharing stories about how mentoring can benefit all young people, and how you can add your voice in support of those most at-risk of becoming disconnected from […]

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Donna Ennis, Fond du Lac 4-H Tribal Youth Mentor Program
June 29th, 2016
Posted In: In Real Life

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JPMorgan TFI Fellows Participate in Congressional Briefing on Mentoring

In a strong finish to their junior year, several young men participating in The Fellowship Initiative (TFI), traveled to Washington, D.C. to represent JPMorgan Chase on a topic that’s most meaningful to them: mentoring. The TFI Fellows visited Capitol Hill, where one of the participants, Edgar, spoke at […]

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Linda Rodriguez, JPMorgan Chase
June 27th, 2016
Posted In: In Real Life

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