Mentoring in the News

The Science of Older and Wiser

By Phyllis Korkki, New York Times Since ancient times, the elusive concept of wisdom has figured prominently in philosophical and religious texts. The question remains compelling: What is wisdom, and how does it play out in individual lives? Most psychologists agree that if you define wisdom as maintaining positive well-being and kindness in the face of […]

MENTOR’s COVID-19 resources

Everyone has been touched by the corona virus and COVID-19, with cases soaring over 180,000 in the United States alone. During these trying times, the support of others is critical. While this might not be possible in a physical capacity with the necessity of social distancing, we can try to provide remote support wherever possible. […]

Screen time soars for US children amid global pandemic

by Sara Fischer, Axios With almost all U.S. states closing schools until at least the end of the month, most children ages 6–12 say they are spending at least 50% more time in front of screens daily, according to new data from SuperAwesome, a kids technology company. Why it matters: Parents were already struggling to limit screen time for kids […]

New report on how mentoring can reduce substance use and associated risk for youth

The National Mentoring Resource Center has recently released a new report on how to reduce substance use in youth, a highly salient topic given the national opioid crisis which particularly affects young people. You can read the main summary points for the article below, and access the full report by clicking here.  You can find […]

2020 Mentoring Summit presentations

The National Mentoring Summit in Washington D.C. took place in late January, representing a collection of leading researchers in the field coming together to share information on the latest in mentoring news and research. While not all readers may have been able to attend the summit, there is a way for you to have the […]

Mentoring day 2020. Mentoring, youth.

National Mentoring Day 2020

Today is National Mentoring Day! This is a great time to reflect on your own mentoring practices, your involvement, and the future of mentoring. Share the message of the powerful change that mentoring can have for young people. Have you had a mentoring experience that’s meaningful that you want to share? Connect with us and […]

Keynote speakers and workshops announced for European Mentoring Summit 2020!

The European Mentoring Summit is fast approaching, and the itinerary has been revealed. Jean Rhodes, of the Center for Evidence Based Mentoring, will be delivering a key note address at the event alongside several other excellent speakers. There is now also a full list of workshops available on the European Mentoring Summit website. If you […]

It's mentoring month!

It’s National Mentoring Month!

It’s National Mentoring Month, and today is “I Am A Mentor Day”! This is a great time to get involved in mentoring however you feel that you can, whether that’s seeking out a mentee, or making a donation to one of many mentoring organizations across the country! MENTOR has more information on how you can […]

2020 Mentoring Summit registration is now open!

The Mentoring Summit 2020, hosted by MENTOR, is happening on January 31st, 2020! See the information below to sign-up and attend: The 10th annual National Mentoring Summit will take place January 29 – 31, 2020 at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown. The National Mentoring Summit is the only national convening of youth mentoring professionals, researchers, […]

European Mentoring Summit. Mentoring, youth mentoring.

Registration is open for the European Mentoring Summit 2020!

Attend the European Mentoring Summit 2020! Tickets are now on sale. You can find a description of what to expect below, from the European Mentoring Summit website: What is the European Mentoring Summit? The European Mentoring Summit is a biannual event that aims to connect people and projects from Europe and abroad who work in […]