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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FRIENDS FIRST Students Inspire Others at National Mentoring Summit

In celebration of National Mentoring Month, eight young people from FRIENDS FIRST, a Colorado-based mentoring program that educates and mentors teens to make positive life choices and develop healthy relationships, traveled to Washington D.C. to participate in Capitol Hill Day and other events as part of the 2016 […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
March 11th, 2016
Posted In: In Real Life, National Mentoring Summit

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Thank You for Your Service: Celebrating AmeriCorps Week

In July 2015, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) partnered with the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to launch the Aspire Mentoring Corps with support from AT&T.  An innovative public-private partnership, the Aspire Mentoring Corps was announced in July 2014 with President Barack Obama at an […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
March 11th, 2016
Posted In: Recognition

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MENTOR Partners with NBA Family to Increase Mentoring “In Real Life”

In January, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) celebrated National Mentoring Month with the launch of its signature campaign In Real Life as part of a collective effort to focus national attention on the need for mentors, identifying the importance of mentoring and the positive effect it can […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
March 8th, 2016
Posted In: In Real Life

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MENTOR to Support National Initiative Aimed at Combating Chronic Absenteeism

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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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
March 7th, 2016
Posted In: Education, In Real Life

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In Real Life Blog Series: Mentoring for Success

In celebration of National Mentoring Month and the launch of In Real Life, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) has chosen to recognize those who have demonstrated a deep commitment to delivering critical connections to our nation’s young people to aid them in achieving success at home, school […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
January 30th, 2016
Posted In: In Real Life, National Mentoring Month Blog Series

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