Tag Archive for: cultural responsiveness

How can we actually measure mentors’ cultural responsiveness? New NMRC report has answers

By Savannah B. Simpson & Amy J. Anderson, Reprinted from the National Mentoring Resource Center While there are high rates of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, people of color) families and youth looking for support from mentoring programs,[1] the disproportionate number of White volunteer mentors in the U.S. presents considerations for mentoring practice to effectively serve BIPOC […]

Meeting youth where they are: Why social-emotional skills and culturally responsive mentoring is critical for college and career readiness

By Joana Ortiz, mentoring.org I knew something was off when I couldn’t focus in my courses, the weight of my head was too much to bear, and getting out of bed was increasingly difficult as the days passed. I couldn’t articulate this at the time, but I was suffering from depression. During the large part […]