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MENTOR NATIONAL’S STATEMENT ON RACIAL VIOLENCE

There are no perfect words to capture grief and anger, but there are simple ones we must use as our guide: Be there for and with our young people. The recent murders of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd — and far too many others whose names we […]

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June 1st, 2020
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Boston Celtics Rookie Grant Williams Sparks Virtual Youth Mentoring Initiative

Boston Celtics Rookie Grant Williams Sparks Virtual Youth Mentoring Initiative Player Joins Mentoring Experts to Engage High Schoolers While Physically Distancing BOSTON – To ensure physical distancing does not mean social disconnection, NBA player Grant Williams is engaging and supporting local youth with his just-launched virtual mentoring group. […]

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April 28th, 2020
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2020 MENTOR statement on FY21 Budget Request

In response to the White House’s budget request to Congress, MENTOR CEO David Shapiro said: A budget is a reflection of our values. The White House’s Fiscal Year 2021 budget proposes deep cuts to investments in youth and families that are vital to their daily survival and healthy […]

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David Shapiro
February 10th, 2020
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American Student Assistance and MENTOR Launch Partnership to Drive Prioritization of Relationships for Young People

Washington, D.C. – Announced today at the National Mentoring Summit, American Student Assistance (ASA) is providing a major multi-year investment in MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) to help meet the relationship needs of young people. A central component of the partnership includes the creation of a campaign and […]

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Erin Souza-Rezendes
January 30th, 2020
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MENTOR Signs On To National Child Abuse Coalition Letter to Congress

“We stand in solidarity with many partners including the National Child Abuse Coalition, Child Welfare League of America, and First Focus in re-asserting that the well-being of all young people must be a national priority. Extensive research demonstrates that separating children from families causes trauma that will negatively […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
September 3rd, 2019
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