Editor’s Blog

Let’s talk about religion, politics…and mentoring

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by Jean Rhodes We are living through one of the most bitterly…

What a wildly improbable movie can teach us about mentoring

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by Jean Rhodes In the comedy, Role Models, two self-absorbed…

Good news!: The “Elements” lead to effective practice

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by Jean Rhodes If you haven’t been using MENTOR's Elements…

Predicting the future of mentoring programs

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by Jean Rhodes I predict that formal mentoring programs will…

Mentoring by the numbers: Some surprising trends in volunteer efforts

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By Jean Rhodes and Elizabeth Raposa Let’s start with a pop…

From poetry to justice: Mentors as partners in youth’s critical awareness and activism

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by Jean Rhodes Sixteen-year old Kayla Harris loves poetry.…

Want to help more children? Stop being so empathic!

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By Jean Rhodes Most fund-raising events for mentoring programs…

How to strengthen the capacity of everyday caring adults

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by Jean Rhodes Early into my research career, I stumbled onto…

It’s not what you know….: The case for a networked approach to mentoring

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by Jean Rhodes According to a recent Gallup poll  successful…

“It was kind of like me sitting on a rainbow”: Reaching out to youth on the autism spectrum

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By Jean Rhodes It was a simple act of kindness, caught in a…

Other people’s children: The new reality show

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by Jean E. Rhodes Imagine a reality television show in which…