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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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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SUMMIT SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT: EY

EY College MAP: Ten years of connecting young people to their college dreams. In 2019, College MAP (Mentoring for Access and Persistence), EY’s signature mentoring program, celebrated its 10th anniversary. At this year’s MENTOR summit, EY College MAP will be honored for this exciting milestone. At EY, we […]

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January 7th, 2020
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SUMMIT SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT: Jean Eddy, President and CEO, American Student Assistance (ASA)

SUMMIT SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT: Jean Eddy, President and CEO, American Student Assistance (ASA) At ASA we help kids know themselves, know their options, and make informed choices to achieve their education and career goals. We believe that there is a path for every student and a plan for every […]

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Jean Eddy, President and CEO, American Student Assistance
January 7th, 2020
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Mentor Match Spotlight: Elesha & Sue

As a youth, I was in-and-out of juvenile detention, youth prison, shelters, and foster care. For a long time I believed that I wouldn’t amount to anything meaningful because that’s what some of the people in my life and society told me. When I was in solitary confinement, […]

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Elesha Nightingale, DJMC Program Coordinator
December 24th, 2019
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