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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 … 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

Registration open for 1/19 webinar on risk management in mentoring

Screen Shot 2016-01-05 at 10.38.43 AM Screen Shot 2016-01-05 at 10.38.30 AM Screen Shot 2016-01-05 at 10.38.23 AMRisky Business: Developing your mentoring program’s risk management and safety policies

 Do the risks of running a mentoring program sometimes keep you up at night?  Mentoring programs have inherent risks, but you can proactively take steps to minimize those risks Read the rest

How Does Mentoring Benefit Youth? Let’s Count the Ways

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by David DuBois

One of the most common frustrations I have heard voiced by folks in practice and advocacy roles within our field is that the measures used in evaluations of programs … Read the rest

Jamie Wyeth discusses his art and culture mentor, Lincoln Kirstein

In Chapter 190 of Matilda Raffa Cuomo’s book: The Person Who Changed My Life, contemporary American realist painter and son of Andrew Wyeth, Jamie Wyeth discusses his art and culture mentor,

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Stanley Tucci recalls his father’s emphasis on the importance of art

Screen Shot 2016-01-04 at 6.29.00 AMIn Chapter 183, of Matilda Raffa Cuomo’s book: The Person Who Changed My Life, Stanley Tucci, American actor, writer, film producer and film director, who was nominated for an Academy Award … Read the rest

Alan Alda discusses how his mentor taught him to distinguish the person from the behavior and to test assumptions

royalty free useage Alan_Alda_Hawkeye_MASHChapter 1 of Matilda Raffa Cuomo’s book: The Person Who Changed My Life, actor, director, screenwriter, and author, Alan Alda discusses how his mentor taught him to distinguish the person from … Read the rest