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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Power of Peer Mentoring

The benefits of mentoring for young people are significant and well-established – youth development research shows that quality mentoring relationships with a caring adult have powerful positive effects on young people’s educational, personal, and professional situations, especially for young people who face an opportunity gap. For nearly 30 […]

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Marc Spencer, CEO of Summer Search
January 24th, 2019
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SUMMIT SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT: Q&A with Jean Eddy of American Student Assistance (ASA)

Jean Eddy is the president and CEO of ASA, a national nonprofit committed to helping young people know themselves, know their options and make informed choices to achieve their education and career goals. ASA fulfills its mission by providing tools and resources to students online, in classrooms, and […]

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Jean Eddy, President and CEO of American Student Assistance (ASA)
January 22nd, 2019
Posted In: Corporate Engagement, National Mentoring Month Blog Series, National Mentoring Summit

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SUMMIT SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT: LINKEDIN

At LinkedIn, we know that relationships matter. Having a strong network can be critical to building a meaningful career. In fact, we’ve learned from LinkedIn data that a job seeker is 10x more likely to get a job if they are referred by a connection. That’s why we’re […]

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Bari Saltman, Manager, Social Impact at LinkedIn
January 8th, 2019
Posted In: Corporate Engagement, National Mentoring Month Blog Series, National Mentoring Summit

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SUMMIT SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT: Q&A WITH JENNIFER HOLIDAY AT BANK OF AMERICA

Jennifer Holiday serves as a senior vice president, strategy and initiatives manager in Pennington, NJ, with Bank of America’s Global Wealth and Investment Management division. She frequently volunteers with a number of local nonprofits, including as a mentor in partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters Bucks County and […]

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Jennifer Holiday, Bank of America
December 21st, 2018
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Summit Sponsor Spotlight: EY

EY College MAP: Ten years of connecting young people to their college dreams. In 2019, College MAP (Mentoring for Access and Persistence), EY’s signature mentoring program, will celebrate its tenth anniversary. Hailed as one of the most innovative and high-impact corporate volunteer programs in the country, College MAP […]

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Carolina Dominguez, EY
December 11th, 2018
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