Webinars, Podcasts and Forums

[Webinar] Caregiver Engagement: A Key to Quality Mentoring and Social Justice

Date: Apr 15, 2021 01:00 PM EST Although familial adult figures have influential roles in quality youth mentoring matches and their children’s futures, parents, guardians, & caregivers of color and those from working-class backgrounds are often excluded from mentoring programs.    This webinar highlights the detriments of devaluing marginalized parents & caregivers and discusses how this […]

How To Talk — And Listen — To A Teen With Mental Health Struggles

By Anya Kamenetz, NPR The pandemic is having a significant impact on youths’ mental health. With the loss of routines and milestones, many are struggling to cope.  This NPR podcast episode/article discusses some of the ways parents can help support teens and when teens should seek professional help.    To access the resource, please click here. […]

[Webinar] ECEB Mentoring – Meet and Match 2021

Date: April 13, 9:00AM to 5:00PM CEST The European Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring will be hosting an online event in partnership with their advocacy committee, and their national & regional partners. Meet and Match aims to explore how participants can illustrate the important role mentoring plays in policy-making at local & national levels, as well […]

[Webinar] Pandemic: Lessons Learned and Future Implications

Date: March 19, 2021, 12:00 PM EST MENTOR will have a panel on adapting mentoring services on March, 19th, 2021. This briefing will apply findings from evidence-based research and practitioners’ experiences to determine what resources and approaches are needed to provide effective e-mentoring services during the pandemic. Future implications will also be discussed. To register […]

[Webinar] National Mentoring Summit 2021: The Future of Mentoring

Date: March, 26, 2021, 8.30am – 5pm (+8 GMT, Singapore Time). The “National Mentoring Summit 2021: The Future of Mentoring” will be hosting speeches and discussions among experts from around the world regarding the impact of mentoring, as well as how mentoring can expand and evolve.   This event will be held online.  To access the […]

[Webinar] Investing in America’s Future: Reconnecting Opportunity Youth

Date: Thursday, March 18, 2021, 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM Many youths from racially marginalized communities, especially those that have multiple risk factors (e.g. living in poverty and/or being involved in the criminal justice system) are less likely to have naturally-occurring mentoring relationships with non-parental figures.   This March, MENTOR will have a discussion on tackling […]

[Webinar] The Black Family: Representation, Identity and Diversity

Date: Friday, February 26, 2021, 1 PM EST Join Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBSA) on February 26, 2021, for a conversation with Artis Stevens (the President & CEO of BBBSA), Cheslie Kryst (Miss USA 2019 & BBBSA National Board member), and Dr. Nia Imani Fields (Maryland 4-H Program Leader & Assistant Director of University of […]

[Webinar] SRA Virtual 2021

The Society for Research on Adolescence will be hosting a series of webinars every Friday throughout March 2021.  Every set of presentations for the week will cover different themes: Friday, March 5 (Week 1): Inequality, Youth Mobilization, & Social Change Friday, March 12 (Week 2): Risk, Resilience, & Adolescent Behavior Friday, March 19 (Week 3): […]

Why Mentoring Matters

Join Michelle and Ashley (staff members of the Mentoring Partnership) for a newly launched podcast, called Mentor Chat! In Episode 1, “Why Mentoring Matters”, the hosts discuss the importance of mentoring, in addition to how these supportive relationships can positively impact everybody’s lives.   To access the resource, please click here.  

[Webinar] Maximizing Youth Voice in Mentoring: A Youth-Led Discussion

  Date: Thursday, Jan. 21, 2020, 1 PM – 2:15 PM EST This month’s MENTOR webinar will open up space for mentees to share their own experiences, insights, and advice. The goal of this event is to help mentors and mentoring professionals to better understand mentee needs, as well as to learn how to build […]