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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Youth Mentoring Program Grant Update

Partners and friends: As you may know, Congress has approved two appropriations packages to finalize funding for federal fiscal year 2020 (FY20), currently awaiting the President’s signature. Included in one of the packages is continued funding for a priority many of us share: the Youth Mentoring Program grant […]

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December 20th, 2019
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Mentoring Helps Create Inclusive Cultures Among Students of All Abilities

The shrill ring of a bell echoes through the halls and hundreds of students rejoice – it’s lunchtime. Filing into the cafeteria and finding a table filled with their friends to sit and eat with is a great reprieve from the classes they have been in all morning. […]

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Hadleigh Kindberg, Communications Associate, MENTOR New York
December 17th, 2019
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Introducing the 2020 National Mentoring Summit Presenting Exhibitor: Innovative Mentoring Software

Introducing the 2020 National Mentoring Summit Presenting Exhibitor Innovative Mentoring Software is a premier client management solution for mentoring organizations. Successfully used for over 17 years by more than 150 clients, Innovative Mentoring provides easy-to-use, cloud-based software for managing all of a non-profit’s programs & initiatives. Innovative Mentoring […]

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November 15th, 2019
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Democracy in Action at Capitol Hill Day: Q & A with Syd Stewart

Q: Syd, 2019 was your first Capitol Hill Day, what was it like traveling from California to Washington, D.C.? A: Traveling to Washington D.C. from California for Capitol Hill Day to walk the halls of Congress and meet with my legislators was a memorable life experience. Memorable because […]

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Syd Stewart, Executive Director, Better Youth, Inc.
November 5th, 2019
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Congress Calls for Increase in Funding for Youth Mentoring

Last week, the U.S. Senate’s appropriations committee approved their bill that funds the Youth Mentoring Grant at the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) for the new Fiscal Year 2020. This grant is still the only remaining mentoring-specific funding source for quality youth mentoring in the […]

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Abbie Evans, Senior Director of Government Relations and Adriane Alicea, Director of Government Relations, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
September 30th, 2019
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