Q&A With Chanelle Price, USA Track & Field

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. Track star Chanelle Price, an American middle-distance runner, shows us how the mentors in her life have inspired and encouraged her to get active. […]

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New MBK Alliance Identifies Mentoring as Critical to Opportunity and Achievement

May 2015 This week, President Obama announced the launch of the MBK Alliance, a nonprofit charged with carrying forward the vision set forth in the My Brother’s Keeper initiative to address disparities and barriers to opportunity and achievement for boys and young men of color. MENTOR: The National […]

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Diane Quest, Senior Director of External Affairs
May 8th, 2015
Posted In: Campaigns

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Senate Committee Passes Key Before and Afterschool Amendment

April 2015 The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA, or No Child Left Behind) is several years overdue for re-authorization but has been caught up in partisan fighting over key provisions like assessments, accountability and uses of funding. The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) committee considered a bipartisan […]

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Abbie Evans, Director of Government Relations
April 15th, 2015
Posted In: Advocacy

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National Mentoring Month Soars High in 2015

February 2015 The 2015 National Mentoring Month campaign received impressive national attention and engagement with a presidential proclamation in January, numerous press mentions, social media conversations, email mentions and more. Each year, we are reminded that this campaign is key to expanding mentoring awareness and promoting the mentoring effect in […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
February 4th, 2015
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National Basketball Association Mentoring Matters Video

As part of the NBA’s commitment to President Barack Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative, several players are giving voice to the need for mentors. Check out the public service announcement released by the league on Christmas Day 2014 that continues to air today. Watch now and learn more […]

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Jennifer Merrill
January 1st, 2015
Posted In: Awareness, Campaigns, The Mentoring Effect

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Elaine and Christina

January 2015 Rhode Island Mentoring Partnership, Warwick, RI It was an elementary school mentoring program in Rhode Island that first brought Elaine Belvin and Christina Markrush together. Elaine was a recently retired dental assistant and an empty nester who missed the bond she developed with her children early in […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
January 1st, 2015
Posted In: Mentoring Stories

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