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 common among youth from wealthier households.

Read this article to learn more about what mentoring looks like for Gen Z, how the COVID-19 pandemic and youth mental health contribute to the trend, and what advocates have to say about this.

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