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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National Basketball Players Association Sees Benefit in Mentoring Investment

We are thrilled to announce the National Basketball Players Association as Platinum Sponsor of MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership’s (MENTOR) 2016 National Mentoring Summit and thank them for their investment in the youth mentoring movement. In 2014, the National Basketball Association committed to recruiting 25,000 mentors by 2020 […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
January 4th, 2016
Posted In: Campaigns, Corporate Engagement, National Mentoring Summit

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National Basketball Association Mentoring Matters Video

As part of the NBA’s commitment to President Barack Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative, several players are giving voice to the need for mentors. Check out the public service announcement released by the league on Christmas Day 2014 that continues to air today. Watch now and learn more […]

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Jennifer Merrill
January 1st, 2015
Posted In: Awareness, Campaigns, The Mentoring Effect

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The Corporate Case for Mentoring the Grads of Life

October 2014 Originally posted in the Huffington Post There’s no doubt we have a rapidly changing economy and a labor force undergoing dramatic shifts, but we also operate on a proven principle that support and connection leads to opportunity and productivity. Right now, there is an untapped pool of […]

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David Shapiro, President and CEO, MENTOR
October 8th, 2014
Posted In: Campaigns, Corporate Engagement, The Mentoring Effect

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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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