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Though mentors have become more common, Gen Z has less access to mentoring resources

Featured Article By Alia Wong, USA Today (Article Summarized by Ariel Ervin) Evidence shows that young people under forty have higher rates of mentorships than their older counterparts due to the rise of formal mentoring programs that support low-income students of color. However, despite this promising finding, many mentoring relationships (particularly natural mentorships) are more […]

[Webinar] Expanding Mentorships to Center Around Gen Z Agency, Advocacy, and Decision-Making

Date: Oct 6, 2022, 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada) (RESCHEDULED) People from Generation Z (Gen Z) are known for their advocacy, desire for change, and their enthusiasm. Join MENTOR in this webinar to learn more about a) Gen Z decision-making research, b) how mentoring relationships should focus on their needs, and c) […]

Mentoring is key for lonely Gen Z

Gen Z is getting lonelier, and mentors are the cure By Kevin Singer and Lauren Rink, Springtide Research Institute What do obesity, smoking 15 cigarettes per day, and loneliness have in common? They are equally draining on one’s life expectancy. Loneliness is especially evident for members of Gen Z, or those born between 1995-2010. Springtide […]

Young adults are being hit hard by the pandemic

By Kassandra Martinchek, Reprinted from Urban Institute Roughly one-quarter of adults believe they are financially worse off now than at the beginning of the pandemic. However, not all generations have experienced the COVID-19 economic recession equally. In March and April, nearly 60 percent of Gen Z adults reported they or their families experienced job-related losses, […]