Webinars, Podcasts and Forums

[Webinar] Mentoring LGBTQ+ Youth: Implementing the LGBTQ+ Supplement

Date: Oct 21, 2021 01:00 PM EST Last year, MENTOR collaborated with Dr. Christian Rummell to develop and carry out a pilot program that guided a small cohort of youth mentoring programs with training and technical assistance. Join MENTOR in the next collaborative mentoring webinar to learn about their experience with the pilot program and how mentoring […]

[Webinar] 14th Annual Mentoring Conference: Mentoring in an Interconnected World

Date: October 18, 2021 – October 22, 2021 Join the Mentoring Institute at the University of New Mexico for the 14th Annual Mentoring Conference: Mentoring in an Interconnected World. This five-day conference will feature a variety of mentoring workshops geared towards researchers and practitioners. Here is a sample of workshops that will be running before […]

National Mentoring Roundtable on Meaningful Engagement of Caregivers of Color

Registration Link: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJctf-ugqjoqHtB36Gp7hmoDOP5vKK-nVXFh Date: Sept. 8, 2021 Time: 1:00 – 2:30 PM — Note: This is the updated meeting time Please join us for a National Roundtable about the importance of meaningful and respectful engagement of caregivers of color in mentoring efforts, and effective practice approaches toward these goals! Join the growing network of programs […]

[Webinar] Youth Engaged, Heard and Empowered

Date: Aug 19, 2021 01:00 PM EST Ever wonder how mentoring programs can engage & empower youth in creative ways? And how youth involvement can bolster relationships and communities? In this upcoming webinar, professionals and youth will provide recommendations on how programs can best engage and empower youth. To register for the event, please click […]

[Distinguished Lecture Series] Using Visual Methods to Research Adolescents’ Trust Within: Supportive Youth-Adult Relationships

Date: August 12, 2021 12:00PM EDT Trust is key to supportive youth-adult relationships yet also dynamic and abstract. Visual methods can be used during data collection to enhance the nature of interview data, helping participants better recall the past and think through abstract concepts (Copeland & Agosto, 2012), like trust. In this talk, I will […]

3 Interactions With a Mentor Can Help a Student Graduate. Here’s How.

By Goldie Blumenstyk Produced by Carmen Mendoza Following is a transcript of the conversation. “College to most students is that experience. It’s stepping onto a campus, feeling like a stranger in a strange land. And there’s so much that can be accomplished in college when someone has the right relationships at the right time.” —Jackson […]

[Webinar] Career Readiness Resources for Youth Serving Programs

Date: July 22, 2021, 1:00 PM EST In this upcoming MENTOR webinar, American Student Assistance (ASA) will share free tools and resources that organizations can use to help youths with career exploration. They will also talk about which tools and resources discussed during this event that mentoring pairs are using.  This webinar will have live […]

[Webinar] Amplifying the Voices of Black Girls

Date: June 17 at 1 – 2:30 PM EST In this month’s collaborative mentoring webinar series, MENTOR will talk about how Black girls’ voices can be amplified, as well as how people can become better allies.  The panelists will also discuss relevant issues that are affecting girls today.   To register for the event, please click […]

[Distinguished Lecture Series] How can youth mentoring research can help improve outcomes for Turkish youth in the criminal justice system

Date: June 3, 2021 12:00 PM EST  There is an acceleration of the prison population in Turkey, with incarceration rates being one of the highest per capita in Europe (Walmsley, 2016). Official statistics of the Turkish Ministry of Justice (2019) indicate that youth incarceration and probation rates have quadrupled in the past decade. Those alarming […]

2021 Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring

The 13th annual and 2nd virtual Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring will focus on the theme of mentoring and mental health, exploring how mentoring supports the mental health of young people and discussing strategies for effectively mentoring youth with mental health needs. Online sessions will feature leading scholars and will include time for participants to […]