Mentoring in the News

Urge your member of congress to help reduce chronic absenteeism!

Help us help MENTOR in letting Congress know that you support the CARES act today! Schools should be places where young people go every day and find caring relationships, but that cannot happen if students are not provided the supports needed to show up every day. The bipartisan Chronic Absenteeism Reduction in Every School (CARES) […]

The Urban Institute releases “Skilling Up: The Scope of Modern Apprenticeship”

The Urban Institute, an organization seeking to improve the “well-being of people and places in the United States,” has recently published an assessment of the state of apprenticeship. Find below a description of the report from its abstract, and a link to the full document: The apprenticeship movement is reshaping skills, policies, and programs in […]

APA releases new guidelines on race and ethnicity for psychologists

The American Psychological Association (APA) has recently published a set of guidelines entitled “APA Guidelines on Race and Ethnicity: Promoting Responsiveness and Equity,” which seek to inform psychologists in a demographically ever-changing United States to help their constituents understand and optimize their treatment and practice, emphasizing awareness and sensitivity to the racial and ethnic background […]

Attend the Nordic Mentoring Summit!

On November 14th, the first Nordic Mentoring Summit – will be arranged in Oslo, Norway. The aim is to provide an arena for mentoring professionals, researchers, government and civic leaders to meet to collectively strengthen and expand quality mentoring relationships for youth and other underrepresented target groups across the Nordics. The goal with the summit is to […]

New resources from MENTOR will help to expand your mentoring toolkit!

Are you in a position of leadership in your workplace, looking to improve rapport between colleagues and boost productivity? Are you a mentor paired with a young person who needs help finding their passion, while also exploring what’s important in life for yourself? Are you looking to improve your understanding of social and emotional growth […]

European Mentoring Summit, Barcelona, March 2020: Call for proposals!

The European Mentoring Summit in 2020 is looking for workshop proposals, in addition to interested parties that might want to attend this exciting gathering of mentoring focused minds! Read below to find out more about applying to present at the summit: EUROPEAN MENTORING SUMMIT– 2020: CALL FOR PROPOSALS Are you a practitioner or project coordinator […]

Tell Congress to Support House-Passed Funding for Youth Mentoring!

Help us help MENTOR in letting Congress know you support higher funding for the OJJDP Youth Mentoring Grant! Congress is moving forward on negotiating final funding levels for Fiscal Year 2020, including around proposed increases to the OJJDP Youth Mentoring Grant. The House and Senate have both advanced bills recommending $100 million and $97 million, […]

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Join the new International Network of Mentoring Researchers

by Òscar Prieto-Flores Last year, in the European Mentoring Summit held in Berlin, a group of mentoring scholars agreed on creating an online space for mutual collaboration. The idea was not to only develop an e-mail list but also an online platform where we could discover like-minded resarchers, share and discuss resources, announcements conferences (including […]

Call for proposals – European Mentoring Summit 2020

European Mentoring Summit 2020 Barcelona, Spain – 18-20 March, 2020 In this conference we will explore the inner workings of mentoring and meet other participants who enrich our skills and understanding of different approaches to the world of mentoring. The summit will include world-renowned speakers, panels, workshops with creative experts, different sessions to exchange knowledge […]

Campus coaches make crucial difference to foster youth in college

By Katy Reckdahl, Youth Today Liz Burns, 22, was in the middle of a crazy-busy time at college. But, for some reason, she couldn’t stop thinking about her older brother. She texted him and got what she called “a scary” answer. So she called their aunt, who confirmed that her brother had just gotten out […]