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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You Can Help Us Close the Mentoring Gap

Right now, there are 9 million kids in our country growing up without a mentor. That means that 1 out of every 3 young people do not have the support of a positive caring adult outside of their family. They lack the support many of us relied on. […]

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David Shapiro, President and CEO, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
December 29th, 2015
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Fans Commit to Mentoring Through the Coaches’ Mentoring Challenge

Following an impressive final quarter, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) is thrilled to announce that 9,289 fans have committed to support the next generation of students and alumni by becoming mentors to young people. With help from members of the Big Ten Conference and football coaches at the […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
December 23rd, 2015
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Muhammad Ali to Serve as Symbol for International Mentoring Day as Part of National Mentoring Month

December 2015 This post was originally featured on alicenter.org International Mentoring Day to Highlight and Celebrate the Power of Mentoring as Core to Development and Social Change Initiative to Take Place on Muhammad Ali’s 74th Birthday LOUISVILLE, Ky. — From apprenticeships to elder circles, intentional relationships have always […]

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The Muhammad Ali Center
December 21st, 2015
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Honor Your Mentor By Paying It Forward

As we approach the holidays, I am reminded just how much MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership has to be thankful for. For the past 25 years, we have had the distinct pleasure of working alongside amazing individuals, organizations and companies who have helped support and shape the mentoring […]

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David Shapiro, CEO & President of MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
November 23rd, 2015
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25th Anniversary Celebration Founder’s Circle Recognized

October 2015 MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) is thrilled to be celebrating 25 years of the youth mentoring movement, along with our network of affiliate Mentoring Partnerships. Our Mentoring Partnerships serve a unique role as local movement builders and hubs of expertise, providing the critical link between MENTOR’s national efforts […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
October 23rd, 2015
Posted In: Events, Recognition

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