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A Spotlight on The Mentoring Enhancement Demonstration Project (MEDP)

by Bobbi Jo Ortiz, LCSW, CEO & Annette Baumann, Big Brothers Big Sisters El Paso
A repost from National Mentoring Resource Center

Project Name: Northward Bound Mentoring Enhancement

Project Agencies/Programs Involved: Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Lubbock, BBBS of … Read the rest

Research highlights the role of mentors for students in higher education

Mangione, L., Borden, K. A., Nadkarni, L., Evarts, K., & Hyde, K. (2018). Mentoring in clinical psychology programs: Broadening and deepening. Training And Education In Professional Psychology, 12(1), 4-13. doi:10.1037/tep0000167

Summarized by Cyanea Poon

Notes of Note: Academic mentors … Read the rest

Moving toward critical mentoring: Social justice trainings as a starting place

By Amy J. Anderson

Over the past few years, I have been involved with Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ), a multiracial coalition of individuals who support social movements led by people of color. As a white woman, I wanted … Read the rest

New program combines coding and mentoring to help at-risk youth

Written by Jessica Guynn and Megan Diskin, USA TODAY

CAMARILLO and SAN QUENTIN, Calif. — Inside an aging brick facility ringed by a chain-link fence and agricultural fields, 14 young people convicted of violent crimes are trying to program a … Read the rest

College

July is College Access and Career Readiness Month!

From MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership

Mentors can play an instrumental role in preparing young people for college and career. This month, we’re focusing on sharing resources that can help mentors and mentees successfully navigate the road towards higher education

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Mentoring outside city limits: New Rural Mentoring Toolkit produced by MANY

There is one universal truth for all youth, anywhere—and that is that any young person can benefit from a mentoring relationship. Whether your community is urban, ex-urban, suburban, or rural, the youth in your schools and neighborhoods could use a … Read the rest

Registration now open: The 2018 National Family and Community Engagement Conference

July 11-13, 2018 in Cleveland, OH

The Institute for Educational Leadership’s 2018 National Family and Community Engagement Conference will take place on July 11-13, 2018 in Cleveland, OH. This is an excellent capacity building opportunity for educators, other para-professionals, parent … Read the rest

Schultz Family Foundation and MENTOR Launch National Mentorship Initiative to Support Opportunity Youth

 Schultz Family Foundation and MENTOR Launch National Mentorship Initiative to Support Opportunity Youth

The project is being piloted in five cities and aims to scale nationwide by 2022

BOSTON/SEATTLE – As part of its continuing commitment to unlock opportunities for … Read the rest

New research investigates the benefits of mindfulness for college mentors

Editor’s Note: Mentor training is a key piece of many mentoring programs. Mentor-centric skills are an area that is less-studied than the ways in which mentors can relate to their mentees, foster quality relationships, and so on. This study takes Read the rest

New Webinar: Strategies for Creating Ongoing Mentor Training

Thu, May 17, 2018 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM EDT

Most mentoring programs involve their mentors in an initial training before they are matched, but fewer programs provide ongoing training as those matches take shape.

This webinar describes the benefits … Read the rest