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 Crystal Church Of Youth Services of Kittias County

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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Crystal Church, Executive Director, Youth Services of Kittias County
July 10th, 2018
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The Young People of Rhode Island Have Spoken!

When adults work with youth, too often the adults make the choices; whether choosing activities that are provided by an after-school program or deciding what to do with their mentee during their mentoring session, adults make the decisions. Instead of making choices for kids we need to start […]

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Christopher Margadonna, Mentor Recruitment Specialist at MENTOR Rhode Island
June 30th, 2018
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Pride Month Spotlight: Queer* Therapeutic Services

MENTOR is shining a light on LGBTQ mentoring this month. In the process, we have asked prominent and impactful LGBTQ serving organizations to write about the communities they serve and the methods they use to reach and teach LGBTQ mentees. As queer and trans people, we are incredibly […]

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Luca Pax and RP Whitmore-Bard with Queer Asterisk Therapeutic Services.
June 29th, 2018
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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
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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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