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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In Real Life Blog Series: Leveraging Mentoring in Financial Education

In support of April being National Financial Literacy Month, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) is recognizing those who have demonstrated a deep commitment to delivering critical connections to our nation’s young people in this way, to aid them in achieving success at home, school and ultimately in the […]

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Jaye Han, AT&T Aspire Mentoring Corps VISTA, New York
April 15th, 2016
Posted In: In Real Life, Mentoring Partnership

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In Real Life Blog Series: Creating Mentoring Connections

In support of April being National Financial Literacy Month, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) is recognizing those who have demonstrated a deep commitment to delivering critical connections to our nation’s young people in this way, to aid them in achieving success at home, school and ultimately in the […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
April 11th, 2016
Posted In: In Real Life, Mentoring Stories

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Happy 1-Year Anniversary to the Mentoring Partnership and Resource Center

In honor of the Mentoring Partnership and Resource Center of Southeastern Pennsylvania’s (MPRC) first anniversary, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) would like to recognize MPRC for the incredible work they’ve done in support of the youth mentoring movement. MPRC has provided the leadership and infrastructure necessary to […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
April 6th, 2016
Posted In: In Real Life, Our Affiliates

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In Real Life Blog Series: Helping Mentors Cultivate a Growth Mindset in the Students They Serve

Photos courtesy of City Year, used with permission. By David Shapiro, President and CEO of MENTOR, and Jim Balfanz, President of City Year For decades, MENTOR and City Year have been leaders in high-quality mentoring and youth development in hundreds of communities and schools across the country. Our […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
March 29th, 2016
Posted In: Education, In Real Life

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In Real Life Blog Series: Mentoring in the Middle Grades

Throughout March, we are focusing on the role education plays In Real Life. Visit MENTOR’s blog to read weekly blog posts on the unique ways education intersects with mentoring, including program stories, real life mentoring features, and announcements on initiatives supporting our efforts to building a strong foundation […]

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Guest Author: Jason Cascarino, Chief Executive Officer, Spark
March 17th, 2016
Posted In: Education, In Real Life

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