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Strengthening quality youth mentoring programs through service fellowships

by Marty Martinez As practitioners, we are all committed to providing high quality mentoring to youth in need across our communities. Mentoring organizations are a vital and integral piece of youth development, focusing on outcomes including academic preparedness, workforce readiness, and violence prevention. We rely heavily on the power of volunteers at the mentor-level, who […]

Lawmakers Love AmeriCorps, but Won’t Expand It

by Dorothy Samuels, New York Times Like so much gone awry in Washington of late, the failure to expand AmeriCorps, the nation’s main public service program, is largely the fault of the right-wing Republicans who now control the House and keep approving extreme budget resolutions calling for the program’s elimination. As we explained in a Sunday […]

Moving Mentoring Forward: Expanding Access and Inclusion of Youth with Disabilities

Assoc. Editor’s Note: The Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring is a proud supporter of the Highland Street AmeriCorps Ambassadors of Mentoring Program. The 2013-14 cohort of Ambassadors, in collaboration with Mass Mentoring Partnership (MMP) and Partners for Youth with Disabilities (PYD), have created the following training workshop that will take place in Boston, MA on June, 17th (Tuesday). […]

AmeriCorps “Ambassador of Mentoring” position in the Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring

   Host Site Project Description: The AmeriCorps Ambassador of Mentoring will serve as the Associate Editor of the Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring and Research Intern at the Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring. In this capacity, the Ambassador will oversee all aspects of the Chronicle for Evidence-Based Mentoring, including editing and posting editorial content, creating podcasts, facilitating […]

Register for the 14th Annual Minnesota Mentoring Conference “The State of Mentoring”

It’s time to register for the 14th Annual Minnesota Mentoring Conference “The State of Mentoring” Date: October 17, 2013 Location: Crowne Plaza St. Paul – Riverfront Hotel in downtown St. Paul, MN Cost:  $125 Early Bird/$75 Student and AmeriCorps/$150 Standard Registration after Early Bird deadline of September 16, 2013. Keynote Speaker: Dr. Kent Pekel, President and […]