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Webinar – ReEntry Mentoring: Conversations from the Field on Working with System-Involved Youth
By March 29, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Webinar – ReEntry Mentoring: Conversations from the Field on Working with System-Involved Youth

Thursday, April 20, 2017 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM EDT Thousands of youth are arrested each year, beginning a gateway for many into the juvenile justice system. Throughout the country, mentoring programs are providing system-involved youth with the opportunity to be connected to a mentor in their own community to stop the cycle. Join this […]

Webinar – Designing and Implementing Group Mentoring Programs
By March 14, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Webinar – Designing and Implementing Group Mentoring Programs

Thursday, March 16, 2017 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM EDT Group mentoring has become increasingly popular as the model’s many benefits gain recognition. A group setting can foster teamwork and leadership skills, build strong peer connections, and minimize volunteer recruitment challenges. This webinar will focus on strategies that will help programs to emphasize the building of […]

Webinar – Girls of Color ROCK: How Mentoring Programs Help to Empower, Encourage and Energize Our Girls
By February 15, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Webinar – Girls of Color ROCK: How Mentoring Programs Help to Empower, Encourage and Energize Our Girls

Thursday, February 16, 2017 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM Eastern Time From conflicts with peers to dating to self-esteem and identity issues – girls of color often come to us with hard questions and even harder life situations. Sometimes we have clear distinct answers; often we do not. But the success and power of mentoring programs […]

Webinar – Developing Noncognitive Skills to Support Young People’s Achievements
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Webinar – Developing Noncognitive Skills to Support Young People’s Achievements

Thursday, January 19, 2017 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM Eastern Time A young person’s success is determined by more than just academic prowess. A myriad of skills, including perseverance, emotional competence, and goal-setting, contribute to a young person’s achievements in school, the workplace, and beyond. Join Celeste Janssen, Director of the Institute for Youth Success at […]

Webinar – Mentoring Immigrant Youth:  Supportive Relationships for Newcomer Youth
By November 30, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Webinar – Mentoring Immigrant Youth: Supportive Relationships for Newcomer Youth

Thursday, December 15, 2016 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM Eastern Time Mentoring can support immigrant youth as they navigate the challenges of a new culture. Join December’s webinar to learn what mentoring programs can do to effectively serve immigrant youth and their families. Panelist include Dr. Ashmeet Oberoi, National Mentoring Resource Center Research Board member and […]

Mentor Toolkit: Open doors for mentees with an ecomap
By November 9, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Mentor Toolkit: Open doors for mentees with an ecomap

#EverydayMentoring Weekly Tip from The Mentoring Partnership of Southwestern PA  Helping youth network can be frustrating when you aren’t sure how to connect kids to key people who can help them achieve their goals. But it isn’t always as difficult as it seems! One approach that can make this process easier is to develop an ecomap. […]

How The Barber, And Other Caring Adults, Help Kids Succeed
By October 28, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

How The Barber, And Other Caring Adults, Help Kids Succeed

Anya Kamenetz, nprED In a working-class city in southeast Michigan there’s a barbershop where kids get a $2 discount for reading a book aloud to their barber. “Any help these kids can get with reading and … comprehension is a big thing,” said Ryan Griffin, the veteran barber who instituted the program. “You know, maybe someday […]

Webinar for National Mentoring Month:  Mentoring in Real Life
By October 26, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Webinar for National Mentoring Month: Mentoring in Real Life

Thursday, November 17, 2016 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM Eastern Time Planning for National Mentoring Month recruitment this January? Join our webinar this November to learn best practices for amplifying your voice during this yearly public awareness campaign. The following panelists will share tips for a successful 2017 campaign: Sarah Boison, Manager, Digital Strategy, America’s Promise […]

Maximizing the potential of corporate sponsorships
By September 28, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Maximizing the potential of corporate sponsorships

Thursday, October 20, 2016 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM Eastern Time When done well, corporate partnerships can be immensely beneficial to mentoring programs and corporations alike. So how do we effectively maximize the impact and potential of these partnerships? Learn effective partnership practices from MENTOR’s corporate partnerships consultant, Daniel Horgan, along with leaders from Deloitte and […]

Mentoring For Black Male Youth
By August 24, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Mentoring For Black Male Youth

Group Review Board Bernadette Sanchez, PhD (DePaul University) National Mentoring Resource Center This review examines research on mentoring for Blacki boys and is organized around four topics: a) its documented effectiveness; b) the extent to which mentor, youth, and program characteristics influence effectiveness; c) the processes that link mentoring to outcomes in Black male youth; […]