Mass Mentoring Partnership works with Boston Mayor to recruit mentors

By Meghan E. Irons Mayor Martin J. Walsh wants to ­recruit 1,000 mentors to help boost high school graduation rates among young black and Hispanic men, ­prepare them for college and careers, and curb the violence that sometimes derails their paths to success. Walsh is set to formally outline his recommendations Saturday as part of […]

Bill Russell played ultimate mentor role 

By MARTY MARTINEZ and DAVID SHAPIRO reprinted from MassLive This fall has provided further evidence that Boston is the ultimate sports town – evidenced not only by our teams’ success on the field but also for the role our athletes play in strengthening our community. On Nov. 1, the city of Boston celebrated a sports […]

Youth-initiated mentoring in the news

from Digital Journal UMass Boston Research Highlights Value of Youth-Initiated Mentoring PRWEB.COM Newswire Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 Jean Rhodes, director of the UMass Boston/MENTOR Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring, and her colleagues have demonstrated the value of Youth-Initiated Mentoring (YIM) in three new peer-reviewed studies. In the YIM model, young people select their own mentors from […]