Now that the election is over and the nation has some political clarity for the next few years, I found myself wondering about what this might mean in terms of federal-level support for mentoring. With stability in the White House … Read the rest
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In some ways, running a youth mentoring program is about tradeoffs. We may want to serve more kids, try new approaches, build more creative partnerships, but often these desires are constrained by available resources, staff skills and time, or the … Read the rest
Art Stukas, Ph.D. is Senior Lecturer at La Trobe University in Australia. He and his colleagues (Gil Clary and Mark Snyder) have been studying volunteer motivations and have conducted a series of studies testing their “Functional Approach to Volunteerism” and … Read the rest
Sandra Louk LaFleur is Associate Vice President, Research, Evaluation, & Innovation for Big Brothers, Big Sisters of America
You make very salient points about the importance of engaging our youth, especially our young adults, around topics that could easily be … Read the rest
I believe that the emerging practice of matching female mentors with male mentees is a positive trend. It allows programs to accomplish their fundamental goal of providing youth with non-parental relationships who can serve as additional supports towards positive growth. … Read the rest
Before a young boy can become a man he must see the image of one. We would never want to discount the power and impact that a woman can have in a young boy’s life. There are numerous examples where … Read the rest
A. This is not a positive trend because it fails to strengthen the mentoring field by addressing the lack of male
Appeared in The Journal of Primary Prevention, Vol. 28, No. 1, January 2007 (OC 2006)
My Mentor, George Albee Jean E. Rhodes1
In the fall of 1979, I
Topics of Interest
- MENTOR: The National Mentoring PartnershipNovember 12, 2014 - MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) is the unifying champion for expanding quality youth mentoring relationships in the United States. For nearly 25 years, MENTOR has served the mentoring field by providing a public voice, developing and delivering resources to mentoring programs nationwide and promoting quality for mentoring through standards, cutting-edge research and state of the art tools.
- Academic Web PagesAugust 6, 2012 - Academic Web Pages is the leading provider of customized websites for researchers, centers, nonprofits, and universities. AWP designed and has contributed generously to the creation of the Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring.