Contributors’ Blog

The Promise and Potential of Mentors in Combating the Opioid Cris

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by Michael Garringer (originally published on the NMRC…

How do we know that mentoring works?: The many benefits of experimental designs

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by Adar Ben-Eliyahu, Ph.D. How do we know that mentoring works?…

Guest Contributor Niobe Way: Why we should celebrate all mentors, male and female

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by Niobe Way, Ed.D., Professor of Applied Developmental Psychology…

Using Evidence To Do the Most Good, Even When it Reveals an "Inconvenient Truth"

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By Patrick T. McCarthy (reposted W.T. Grant Foundation) Our…

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

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by David DuBois One of the most common frustrations I…

Creating a Culturally Relevant Mentoring Program for Girls of Color

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By Bernadette Sanchez, Ph.D. Not too long ago, my colleagues…

Empathy adds "powerful, positive spark" to philanthropic giving

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Editor's Note: In a recent NYTimes opinion piece, Jamil Zaki, an…

Can apprenticeships help reduce youth unemployment?

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By Clio Chang, Century Foundation Policy Issue BriefAmerica has…

What is toxic stress and why does it matter for youth mentoring programs

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  By Venessa Marks and Julie Novak This blog is…

Tim Cavell on developmental relationships: They are the "holy grail but...."

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Am J Orthopsychiatry. 2012 Apr;82(2):157-66. doi: 10.1111/j.1939-0025.2012.01151.x.Developmental…

On sparks, purpose, and natural mentors

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Reflections on Natural Mentoring Conference by Peter Samuelson,…

How to “Do” Critical Mentoring: Making your Program More Culturally Relevant

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by Torie Weiston, Ph.D. Weighty events taking place all over…

The Future of Evidence-based Policy

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By Vivian Tseng First published on the WT Grant blog As…