Date: Sep 22, 2022, 01:00 PM EST Participate in this 90-minute training to learn how to address crises within mentorships. More specifically, practitioners and trainers will learn about a) some potential problems that might arise for young people, b) principles for assisting mentoring matches respond to issues where youth empowerment is emphasized, and c) a […]
By Nickolas Bagley, Youth Today David Shapiro is leaving MENTOR after more than 10 years as CEO and 18 years total. He departs the Boston-based national nonprofit resource and advocacy organization but stays in the same city to join the YMCA of Greater Boston (YGB) as its president and CEO. The past decade has seen […]
Tune in to The Sala Series Podcast, hosted by Dalen Cuff & Monica McNutt. In the eighth episode, Mark & David Shapiro discuss their journey together as well as the importance of investing in mentorship. To listen to the episode, please click here.
By Tara Spann (Chief People and Strategy Officer, MENTOR), America’s Promise Alliance Imagine a world where people were not judged or treated differently simply because of who they BE. Visualize a world free of injustices, free of hate, free of ignorance. Dream a world of joy, a world of love. These are my freedom dreams. […]
A curated list of texts to guide students to explore Black history and practice a variety of writing moves at the same time. By Stacey Shubitz, edutopia A number of people and events in Black history are commonly taught in schools—Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, Frederick Douglass—but there are many more lesser-known but critically […]
Date: Feb 17, 2022 01:00 PM EST With more and more organizations becoming more youth-centered, more and more of them are interested in incorporating advocacy into their programs Join this webinar to learn 1) how mentoring and advocacy align, 2) essential practices for developing youth advocacy initiatives, and 3) what program managers and youth advocates […]
Christensen, K. M., & Poon, C. Y. S. (2021). Exploring Friend’s Parents and Family Friends as Natural Mentors for Youth: Contexts, Motivation, and Barriers. Journal of Child and Family Studies. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10826-021-02153-5 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Natural mentorships are a viable way to provide emotional, social, functional, and instrumental support for youth. Granovetter’s model is […]
Date: January 26 – 28, 2022 The 12th Annual National Mentoring Summit will feature researchers, practitioners, youth leaders, MENTOR affiliates, and other mentoring professionals involved in the nationwide mentoring movement. This hybrid event will feature discussions on building a unified mentoring agenda, improving programs/practices, and establishing mentoring relationships that will promote positive youth development. Click […]
By Jean Eddy and David Shapiro, Youth Today After more than a year of disrupted school for most of the country, we know that meaningful relationships are a powerful part of our young people’s lives. Based on our work and research, we also know they play a key role in helping kids explore and navigate […]
Spiekermann, L., Lawrence, E., Lyons, M., & Deutsch, N. (2021). A qualitative analysis of the utility of a competency framework for mentor training. Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning. https://doi.org/10.1080/13611267.2021.1986793 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Despite the prevalence of formal mentoring programs, many mentors have trouble establishing and maintaining close and long-lasting relationships with their […]
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In support of our continued conversation on how to support today’s youth, this issue of the Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring is proudly sponsored by Along, a free digital tool designed to support educators to build developmental relationships with their students in easy and fun ways.
- 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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