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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Seven Aspire Mentoring Corps VISTAS Begin Year of Service

July 2015 MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) is excited to be building the capacity of mentoring programs around the country by launching the Aspire Mentoring Corps. Seven AmeriCorps VISTA members began their service this week in MENTOR’s Boston office and Mentoring Partnerships around the country, where they will serve […]

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Molly Brenner, Manager, Mentoring Partnership Network
July 13th, 2015
Posted In: Campaigns

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Hour Children Mentor Voted Winner in National Mentoring Story Contest

July 2015 After a lively voting period, Chelsy Spencer, mentor with Hour Children in Long Island, New York, has been named the winner in Cabot Creamery Cooperative & MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership’s mentoring story contest. Spencer received 476 votes, with over 813 votes submitted for the three finalists […]

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Jennifer Merrill, Marketing & Communications Manager
July 10th, 2015
Posted In: Campaigns, Mentoring Stories

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Annual Mentoring Partnership Network Conference Explores Role of Mentoring in Bridging Communities

June 2015 Each year, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) and our nationwide gathering of Affiliates gather for a three-day professional development and networking conference hosted in a different location annually by one of our Affiliates. Our collective goals are to engage in discussion, presentations and hands-on learning […]

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Molly Brenner, Manager, Mentoring Partnership Network
June 19th, 2015
Posted In: Events

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MENTOR and BBBS of Canada Host Mentoring Researcher Symposium

May 2015 The translation of fresh research into innovative program practice and meaningful advocacy is one of the most important aspects of the youth mentoring field-it allows programs to deliver more impactful services to youth and spurs interest and investment by key policymakers, funders, and other stakeholders. New […]

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Mike Garringer, Director of Knowledge Management
May 14th, 2015
Posted In: Events, Research

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Baltimore Steps Forward to Mentor Post Freddie Gray

May 2015 This op-ed originated on BaltimoreSun.com, the online platform for The Baltimore Sun. When Trayvon Martin’s life was taken our nation was forced into a long overdue conversation about the condition of the lives of African-American boys and young men. Young men like Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.; […]

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David Shapiro, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership & Terry Hickey, Maryland Mentoring Resource Center
May 11th, 2015
Posted In: Awareness, The Mentoring Effect

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