Mölkänen, J., & Honkatukia, P. (2022). Ambiguous, affective, and arduous: Volunteers’ invisible work with young adults. Journal of Youth Development, 17(4). https://doi.org/10.5195/jyd.2022.1198 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Past research has either focused on a) the benefits of becoming a volunteer, b) volunteers’ motivations or c) how mentorships are a promising method for approaching at-risk […]
Leath, S., Mims, L., Evans, K. A., Parker, T., & Billingsley, J. T. (2022). “I can be unapologetically who I am”: A study of friendship among Black undergraduate women at PWIs. Emerging Adulthood, 10(4), 837–851. https://doi.org/10.1177/21676968211066156 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Evidence shows that Black students attending predominantly White institutions (PWIs) experience on-campus […]
By Claire Cain Miller, Josh Katz, Francesca Paris, and Aatish Bhatia, Reprinted from The New York Times Over the last four decades, the financial circumstances into which children have been born have increasingly determined where they have ended up as adults. But an expansive new study, based on billions of social media connections, has uncovered […]
By Sam Carr, Lecturer in Education, University of Bath The psychiatrist Harry Sullivan believed that nothing is a more significant determinant of psychological well-being than the nature of our closest social bonds. In adolescence, research has consistently linked the quality of friendships to important outcomes such as emotional health, self esteem, the ability to overcome social […]
Way, N. (2013)., Boys’ Friendships During Adolescence: Intimacy, Desire, and Loss. Journal of Research on Adolescence. In this piece, NYU Professor Niobe Way reviews findings from more than twenty years of research on boys’ friendships. Way pits cultural stereotypes and assumptions about boy’s friendships against her fascinating observations. According to her studies, more than 85% […]
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- MENTOR: The National Mentoring PartnershipNovember 12, 2014 -
MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) is the unifying champion for expanding quality youth mentoring relationships in the United States. For nearly 25 years, MENTOR has served the mentoring field by providing a public voice, developing and delivering resources to mentoring programs nationwide and promoting quality for mentoring through standards, cutting-edge research and state of the art tools.
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