“Dear Colleague” Letter Calls for Investment in Youth Mentoring

Abbie Evans, Director of Government Relations, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership This week, Representative Frederica Wilson (FL-24) launched an effort in the U.S. House of Representatives to support investments in quality youth mentoring. She circulated a “Dear Colleague” letter  asking her House colleagues to join her in writing Rep. John Culberson (TX-7),who chairs the committee that […]

Chicago’s Becoming a Man program receives $10 million

CHICAGO (WLS) — Chicago is receiving $10 million in federal funding to expand youth mentoring and tutoring programs known as Becoming a Man and Match Education. There’s also money for research on the effectiveness of these kinds of initiatives. Mayor Rahm Emanuel says these programs will provide more children with opportunities and an alternative to the streets. Joining […]