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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Practicing Savvy Money Management Habits With Your Mentee

April is National Financial Literacy Month! Research has shown that American teens rank below half of their peers in other developed economies when it comes to financial literacy.  Mentoring can play an important role in helping young people develop and maintain healthy financial habits – habits that are […]

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Sherrell Duclos, Financial Literacy Facilitator at Jared’s Heart of Success   
April 18th, 2018
Posted In: Awareness, Education, In Real Life, Recognition

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Summit Fellows Spotlight: VLOG from Jace Smith, Y Achievers Director, McGaw YMCA

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 […]

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Jace Smith, Y Achievers Director, McGaw YMCA
April 17th, 2018
Posted In: National Mentoring Month Blog Series

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Summit Fellows Spotlight: Q&A with Dawn Shannon of C.H.O.I.C.E. 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 […]

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Dawn Shannon, Program Coordinator, C.H.O.I.C.E. Inc. (Children Have Options in Choosing Experiences) Louisville, KY
April 10th, 2018
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International Day of Sport for Development and Peace Feature: Coach Hemon – Using Soccer to Help Young Refugees

This International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, we are sharing stories of how the power of sport, as part of a mentoring relationship, can help promote equality and understanding. According to the UN, “Sport as a universal language can be a powerful tool to promote peace, […]

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Matthew Zinner, Up2Us Sports Intern
April 6th, 2018
Posted In: Education, In Real Life, Mentoring Stories

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Community Collaborations: The Mentoring Partnership of SW PA Teams Up with Remake Learning to Celebrate Women’s History Month and Bring Programs Together to Share Big Ideas

The Mentoring Partnership of SW PA (TMP) hosts monthly LENS meetings to give our network of programs the opportunity to Learn, Engage, Network and Share with one another.  We co-hosted this month’s LENS meeting with our community partner Remake Learning – a Pittsburgh-based collaborative that ignites engaging, relevant […]

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Kristan Allen, Director of Marketing and Communications, Mentoring Pittsburgh
March 27th, 2018
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