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FORUM: What is your most effective mentor recruitment message?

wantyouMentoring programs are becoming increasingly sophisticated in how they recruit mentors and the messages they use to get volunteers to take the plunge and formally apply to be a mentor. Large national organizations might hire leading advertising firms to carefully … Read the rest

Enrollment closing May 8th for the Summer Institute on Mentoring: Sign up today!

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The application deadline is approaching for the 2017 Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring, to be held July 17-20, 2017 at Portland State University. Space is limited, and the application deadline is Monday, May 8th, 2017.

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Mentor Toolkit: Open doors for mentees with an ecomap

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Helping youth network can be frustrating when you aren’t sure how to connect kids to key people who can help them achieve their goals. But it isn’t always as difficult … Read the rest

Christiane Amanpour reflects on how riding lessons prepared her for life

800px-Christiane_Amanpour_2011_ShankboneChapter 3 of Matilda Raffa Cuomo’s book: The Person Who Changed My Life, Iranian journalist and television host, Christiane Amanpour, Chief International Correspondent for CNN and host of CNN International’s … Read the rest

Fareed Zakaria recalls the two men who provided a world of inspiration in his childhood

Fareed_zakaria_2007Chapter 19 of Matilda Raffa Cuomo’s book: The Person Who Changed My Life, Fareed Zakaria, an Indian-born American journalist, author and host of CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS recalls the two men … Read the rest

Using Youth-Initiated Mentoring in Your Program? We Want to Hear From You!

Putting The Puzzle Together

Is your mentoring program implementing Youth-Initiated Mentoring (YIM)
(where youth nominate an adult from their existing social networks to serve as their mentors)? 

If so, then would you be interested in participating in a new research project to help better … Read the rest

Joy Behar reflects on the guiding women of her life

Chapter 16 of Matilda Raffa Cuomo’s book: The Person Who Changed My Life, American comedian, writer, actress, and a co-host on the ABC daytime talk show The View, Joy Behar reflects on … Read the rest

Pete Hamill explains how the heroes of literature can be valuable mentors

Screen Shot 2016-03-01 at 1.10.21 PMChapter 89 of Matilda Raffa Cuomo’s book: The Person Who Changed My Life, widely traveled American journalist, novelist, essayist, editor and educator, Pete Hamill explains how the heroes of literature can be … Read the rest

Ossie Davis looks back on the highschool teacher and acting mentor who helped shape his life

Awesome Ossie DavisChapter 57 of Matilda Raffa Cuomo’s book: The Person Who Changed My Life, American film, television and Broadway actor, director, poet, playwright, author, and social activist, Ossie Davis looks back on the … Read the rest

Gloria Estefan credits her intuitive relationship with her grandmother for her musical success

Gloria_Estefan_2009Chapter 69 of Matilda Raffa Cuomo’s book: The Person Who Changed My Life, Cuban-born American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman, an Ellis Island Congressional Medal of Honour awardee, Gloria Estefan credits her … Read the rest