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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Summit Fellows Spotlight: Video From Buta Muzuri Of Catholic Charities of Idaho

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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Buta Muzuri, Client Advancement Resource Advocate, Catholic Charities of Idaho
June 27th, 2018
Posted In: National Mentoring Month Blog Series

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Youth Voice Spotlight: Q&A with Michael Rutledge, CBHS Wolverine Debate Coach

This month, MENTOR is highlighting not only the people, corporations, and organizations that work to empower youth to use their voice but also incredible youth who are using their voices in innovative ways. In honor of this month, I went back and interviewed someone who left an undeniably […]

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Ryan Williams, DukeEngage Intern
June 26th, 2018
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Pride Month Spotlight: StartOut Mentorship Program to Support LGBTQ Entrepreneurs

MENTOR is shining a light on LGBTQ mentoring this Pride month.  We have asked prominent and impactful LGBTQ serving organizations to share their experiences about the communities they serve and the methods they use to reach and teach LGBTQ mentees. Despite our celebration of Pride month, all year long we […]

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Sarah Burgaud, Director of Programs at StartOut
June 26th, 2018
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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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Q&A With Shannon Boxx, Former Member of the US Women’s National Soccer Team

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. We interviewed Shannon Boxx, former member of the US Women’s National Soccer Team, on how she has been inspired by her mentors to stay […]

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Shannon Boxx, former member of the US Women's National Soccer Team
May 30th, 2018
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