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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Mentoring is Courage in Action

A recent episode of the Mentoring Minutes podcast begins with a quote by well-known American poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou, “Courage may be the most important of all virtues because without it we cannot practice any other virtues with consistency.” Host Robin Cox then reminds us […]

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Mike Di Marco, Chief of Strategy at Higher Achievement
July 26th, 2018
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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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Joana Ortiz, Manager of Marketing and Communications, Mass Mentoring Partnership
July 25th, 2018
Posted In: Campaigns, Education, Mentoring Partnership

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Summit Fellows Spotlight: Q&A with Lana Gifas of Women’s Mentoring Network, Inc.

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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Lana Gifas, Executive Director, Women’s Mentoring Network, Inc.
July 24th, 2018
Posted In: National Mentoring Month Blog Series

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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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