Our Young People are Watching by David Shapiro

This weekend, MENTOR released a brief statement about the white supremacist rally and resulting violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. This statement, which you can read here and below, is a reflection of our collective values and a call to action. We strive to help...
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Science of Mentorship | Shawn Blanchard | TEDxMuskegon

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The promise and pitfalls of mentoring in the digital age

by Jean Rhodes Considering how widespread it is, it is somewhat alarming that there is not yet a uniform standard of best practice around social media in youth mentoring. Granted, many programs have wrestled with this issue, and we sought to determine how to update...
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40 Developmental Assets for Adolescents

  Search Institute has identified the following building blocks of healthy development—known as Developmental Assets—that help young children grow up healthy, caring, and responsible. This particular list is intended for adolescents (age 12-18). EXTERNAL ASSETS...

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Are We Having Fun Yet?

This isn’t how you pictured your relationship with your mentee turning out. She was supposed to burst out the door of her home with excitement every time you picked her up, hang on your every word, and spend at least half of her time with you laughing and smiling....

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