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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SiriusXM Fairways of Life Live Segment at MENTOR’s Champion’s Golf Challenge

May 2014 SiriusXM Radio’s Fairways of Life host Matt Adams interviewed players at the MENTOR Champions Golf Challenge just before the event’s shotgun start. In this clip, he speaks with Khari Thompson, a Hampton University student who spoke to the audience about how his mentor kept him on […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
May 5th, 2014
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The Mentoring Effect: One School District’s Success

May 2014 Photo credit: Be a Middle School Mentor, a program of United Way of Allegheny County A mentoring relationship positively benefits the mentor and mentee as individuals. For example, The Mentoring Effect found that young people who were at-risk for not graduating but who had a mentor were 55 […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
May 1st, 2014
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Mentoring and Middle School Success

May 2014 Started in 2009 as “Be a 6th Grade Mentor,” this program in the Pittsburgh Public School District expanded from matching 225 sixth graders with mentors to 450 middle school students with mentors in 2013 – thereby expanding the mentoring effect across middle school grade levels and […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
May 1st, 2014
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In Their Own Words

America’s Promise Alliance recently released a groundbreaking study called “Don’t Call Them Dropouts”,which takes an in depth look at the stories of youth who left high school before graduating.  In this powerful video, young people like Nico talk about the clusters of factors that led them off the path toward […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
May 1st, 2014
Posted In: Mentoring Stories, The Mentoring Effect

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MENTOR Ranks on the Social Impact 100

August 2013 After rigorous screening for proof of impact and ability to scale, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership was included as a member of the Social Impact 100 (S&I100), signifying it is one of America’s top-performing 100 nonprofit organizations on this first-ever broad index of U.S. nonprofits. An initiative of the Social […]

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Jennifer Merrill, Marketing & Communications Manager
August 6th, 2013
Posted In: Recognition

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