National Mentoring Month

The Mentoring Effect

Can a simple mentoring relationship rescue a life in peril? In a world with few easy solutions, there are innumerable stories -- and a new survey -- that demonstrate this could be possible. Let's start with one of these stories.

Mentoring in America: A Summary of New Research Fact Sheet

Both MENTOR and the Corporation for National and Community Service have released new studies that shed new light on mentors and the “mentoring gap”—the number of young people in need of a caring adult to help them succeed in life—as well as Americans’ attitudes, motivations and behaviors toward mentoring.

National Mentoring Month

Woman mentoring a child
National Mentoring Month is an annual, high-profile campaign to draw attention to the need for more volunteer mentors to help America’s young people achieve their full potential.

Each January, the Harvard Mentoring Project, MENTOR/National Mentoring Partnership, and the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) spearhead an effort to raise awareness of ways that individuals can lend their support to this important cause.

Mentors Get as Much as They Give

When people talk about mentoring, the discussion often focuses on the young people being served. But mentors will tell you that they also get something from these special relationships. Wendy Spencer, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS)  shared her mentoring story with us.

National Mentoring Month Celebrates Adults Who Inspire

Each new year draws millions to make resolutions designed to change their lives. And while the focus on self-improvement is fine, the arrival of National Mentoring Month gives us an opportunity to recognize men and women who channel their energy to helping and inspiring young people toward a brighter future.

Nation's Leaders Come Together to Promote Critical Investment in the Future at 2nd Annual National Mentoring Summit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 (All day)

WASHINGTON D.C.- National youth mentoring organizations, Administration officials, civic leaders, corporate executives and the country's foremost mentoring researchers will join together in Washington next week at the second annual National Mentoring Summit to promote a pathway for ensuring our nation's youth receive quality mentoring and guidance that will enable them to have a promising future.

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