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Webinar – Partnerships Drive Success:  Using Cross-sector Collaborations to Build Capacity in Youth Agencies
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Webinar – Partnerships Drive Success: Using Cross-sector Collaborations to Build Capacity in Youth Agencies

Thursday, June 22, 2017 1:00 PM – 2:15PM EDT Partnering with local organizations, other mentoring and/or youth agencies and businesses can help mentoring programs expand their services beyond the current program model, recruit more qualified mentors and maximize their fundraising efforts. Join this webinar to explore how programs can identify, support and cultivate valuable cross-sector […]

Webinar – The Restorative Power of Mentoring for Sexually Exploited Youth
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Webinar – The Restorative Power of Mentoring for Sexually Exploited Youth

Thursday, May 18, 2017 1:00 PM – 2:15PM EDT Youth who experience commercial sexual exploitation are often victimized by adults who appear to care for them. This type of trauma destroys trust and may significantly affect a youth’s ability to form healthy relationships. Mentoring has the potential to be restorative, providing an opportunity for healing […]

Enrollment closing May 8th for the Summer Institute on Mentoring: Sign up today!

Enrollment closing May 8th for the Summer Institute on Mentoring: Sign up today!

REGISTER HERE! The application deadline is approaching for the 2017 Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring, to be held July 17-20, 2017 at Portland State University. Space is limited, and the application deadline is Monday, May 8th, 2017. The 2017 Institute will address the theme of Mentoring in the Civic Space, focusing on intersections between mentoring […]

Webinar – Great Management Is Great Mentoring: Mentoring Youth in the Workplace

Webinar – Great Management Is Great Mentoring: Mentoring Youth in the Workplace

May 17, 2017 2:00 – 3:00 PM EST REGISTER HERE This summer, thousands of youth will be entering the workplace through summer youth employment programs and internship initiatives. We have developed this webinar to support the managers of those youth, to prepare them with effective mentoring and management practices that will positively impact youth and […]

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

New webinar 2/24: Ten Ways to Win the OJJDP Mentoring Grant
By February 22, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

New webinar 2/24: Ten Ways to Win the OJJDP Mentoring Grant

From MentoringCentral.net OJJDP mentoring grant proposals are due in less than a month – March 13th. A couple of points on your proposal can be the difference between $5 million and nothing. We can help you win those crucial couple of extra points. Our experts at Mentoring Central will offer a free webinar showing you […]

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 […]

New research highlights potential of organizing social support to promote health

New research highlights potential of organizing social support to promote health

Posted by Katie Delach To encourage healthy habits and actions, doctors should leverage patients’ engagement with their friends and families—rather than increasing their interactions with medical professionals. In a new perspective published by the New England Journal of Medicine, behavioral economists suggest a five-step ladder to effectively engineer social engagements that promote health and to test their […]

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 […]