Tag Archive for: inspiration

“There are four things I think you can do to change the world”

by Jean Rhodes Originally posted in 2017 I once took a year’s leave from academia to serve as a match coordinator in a Boston-based mentoring program. One evening I found myself sitting on the edge of a couch in a subsidized apartment conducting an intake with nine year old Kayla and her mom. Kayla’s toddler brother played […]

My mentor, every day, dressed up like a giant bird.

Melissa Reese PR & Social Media Specialist at Sylvia Marketing & Public Relations An Unlikely #Mentor Sep 1, 2015 Almost 10 years ago, I was introduced to a person that would alter my trajectory in such a colossal way I am still discovering the impact he made. He wasn’t a top level executive, or boasting a […]

Marty Martinez’ Top Mentoring Moments

by Marty Martinez Throughout my life, I’ve been lucky enough to have had mentors in my life as well as to be a mentor to others.  I’d like to share some of these relationships in my Top Ten Mentoring Moments!  Mentoring Moment #10 At 14 years of age, my mother had me involved in Latino youth leadership programs. She believed, […]

Mentoring Youth of Incarcerated Parents: My Experience Volunteering at Big Brothers Big Sisters

Associate editor’s Note: The following article by Dr. Tim Cavell was originally published on The Huffington Post and is republished with permission of the author. In the recent past, The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring has published content exploring how children of incarcerated parents can benefit from a caring adult mentor. We learned from The Rev. Dr. W. […]