Chapter 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 highschool teacher and acting mentor who helped shape his life.
Chapter 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 intuitive relationship with her grandmother for her musical success.
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 do not seem adequate to the task of capturing the benefits that high-quality mentoring can offer to young people. It is tempting for […]
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, Lincoln Kirstein.
In 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 for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in The Lovely Bones, and won an Emmy Award for his performance in Winchell, recalls his father’s emphasis […]
Chapter 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 the behavior and to test assumptions.
Chapter 41 of Matilda Raffa Cuomo’s book: The Person Who Changed My Life, politician, former Governor of Arkansas and the 42nd President of the United States, William Jefferson Clinton reflects on important advice and teachings from his southern roots and Nelson Mandela.
Chapter 92 of Matilda Raffa Cuomo’s book: The Person Who Changed My Life, actress, Marcia Gay Harden star of the CBS medical drama ‘Code Black’ and recurring character in the ABC drama ‘How to Get Away with Murder’, peers back over her life of success remembering all those who played a part in the formation […]
In chapter 103 of Matilda Raffa Cuomo’s book: The Person Who Changed My Life, Tony, Golden Globe and, Emmy award winning actor, James Earl Jones, speaks about the teacher that helped him find his voice and lose his stutter.
In chapter 126 of Matilda Raffa Cuomo’s book: The Person Who Changed My Life, United States Senator, Republican presidential nominee in the 2008 and a prisoner of the Vietnam War, John McCain, remembers the teacher who provided him with the idealism he admired and emulated.
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.