Webinars, Podcasts and Forums

Older and Wiser: New Ideas for Youth Mentoring in the 21st Century with Dr. Jean E. Rhodes

In episode 75 of You Can Mentor Podcast, Stephen and Zack interview Dr. Jean E. Rhodes about her thoughts concerning the effectiveness of youth mentoring, as well as her new book, Older and Wiser.  Click here to listen to the episode.  

[Webinar] The Eleventh Annual National Mentoring Summit

Date: January 27 – 29, 2021 The 11th annual National Mentoring Summit will feature researchers, practitioners, and other mentoring professionals involved in the nationwide mentoring movement. This virtual event will feature discussions on building a unified mentoring agenda, improving programs/practices, and establishing mentoring relationships that will promote positive youth development.  Register by December 18, 2020, […]

[Webinar] New Campaign Sneak Preview: #MentoringAmplifies

Date: Thu, Dec 17, 2020 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST MENTOR is having a special webinar tomorrow to announce a new public awareness campaign, in honor of National Mentoring Month.  This specific webinar will cover various aspects of MENTOR’s upcoming campaign, share digital assets & messaging for mentoring programs to utilize, and talk about […]

[Webinar] Mental health and well-being of adolescents around the world during COVID-19

Date: Dec 10, 2020 10:00 AM CT  COVID-19 is having a huge impact on adolescents around the world. With the ongoing push for lockdowns, social distancing, and online/remote learning, the pandemic is taking a toll on peoples’ well-being. This webinar will present research on adolescent mental health from Africa, Asia, Europe, and South America. Click […]

[Webinar] The Importance of Being Present: Webinar on the importance of relationships in youth mentoring

Date: Dec. 8, 2020, 3:30 pm – 5 pm CET  Ever wondered how youth mentoring can be improved to better serve young people?  In this upcoming webinar, Dr. Bernadine Brady and Prof. Pat Dolan will discuss how we can change our perceptions of mentoring relationships by applying various theoretical perspectives and research findings from their […]

The Michelle Obama Podcast Episodes on Mentoring

The Michelle Obama Podcast features a two-part episode that discusses the importance of mentoring relationships. In part one of her discussion about mentorship, “Working Women: Valerie Jarrett and the Importance of Mentorship”, Obama reflects on personal growth in the workplace with her former boss and friend, Valerie Jarrett.  In the second half of the episode, […]

[Webinar] Breaking Through Barriers: Elevating the Voices of Young People

  Date: Wednesday, December 2, 2020, 6:00pm – 7:30pm ET On December 2nd, the American Youth Policy Forum’s (AYPF)  is going to host a webinar that will feature the stories and talents of system-involved youth. Attendees will have an opportunity to watch performances of young artists; enjoy a special guest appearance; and participate in a […]

[Webinar] Living United for Racial Equity and Social Justice

Date: Thu, Nov 19, 2020 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM EST United Way has been utilizing partnerships in order to identify issues and implement change in communities for over 125 years. Given the detrimental effects structural racism and COVID-19 has had (and continues to have) on communities across the United States, United Way leaders from […]

[Webinar] Transitioning to Virtual Mentoring: Responses, Solutions, and Practices

Date: Thu, Oct 22, 2020 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EDT COVID-19 has forced mentoring programs to make major changes in their operations in order to ensure that youth continue to have positive relationships.  In this webinar, several programs will be discussing various aspects of the transition to virtual mentoring. Presenters will share their own […]

Podcast w/ Jean Rhodes highlights new ideas in youth mentoring

In episode 60 of the Tatter Podcast, social psychologist Michael Sargent discusses mentorship with Jean Rhodes, the Frank L. Boyden Professor of Psychology at UMass Boston and the Editor of the Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring. As an expert of intergenerational relationships, including informal and formal mentorships, Rhodes shares her insights on the significance of mentoring […]