[Webinar] Leveraging Assets to Address Resource Gaps in Rural Mentoring

Date: [UPDATED] Feb 16, 2023, 01:00 PM EST Although 18% of American youth (13.4 million) live in rural communities, only 10% of U.S. mentoring programs are located within their areas. Join this CMWS webinar to learn about the panel members’ creative strategies and the innovative partnerships they have created. To register for the event, please […]

Building human capital: The impact of near-peer mentoring in Indian higher education institutions (HEI)

Kumar, A. (2021). Mentoring by near peers in HEI: A promising connection to build human capital. By Anuradha Kumar, Teach to Learn Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest:  Evidence shows that a) adolescents have a greater need for autonomy and non-parental connections, and b) participation in experiences that address their developmental needs can help […]

In Rural Communities, COVID-19 Increases Healthy Development Challenges for Children of Color

By Faith Mitchell, Reprinted from the Urban Institute In the midst of the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is clear that it has disproportionately affected Black, Latinx, and American Indian families and communities. Though lack of adequate data makes it impossible to gauge the full impact of the pandemic, there is also ample […]