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National Mentoring Month

National Service Agency Announces More than $11 Million in My Brother’s Keeper Commitments

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Friday, April 22, 2016 (All day)
As part of today’s release of the My Brother’s Keeper 2016 Progress Report, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency that administers AmeriCorps, announced new commitments that will help meet the My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) milestones. More than $11 million in new programming includes new AmeriCorps VISTA programs with the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance and Social Innovation Fund grants through the Annie E. Casey Foundation and Youthprise.

MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership and The Corporation for National & Community Service to Honor Corporate Mentoring Champions

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015 (All day)
On January 29, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) and the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) will recognize eight corporations for their outstanding contributions to advancing quality mentoring opportunities for youth and participation in the Corporate Mentoring Challenge. AT&T, First Niagara Bank, Comcast NBCUniversal and Webster Bank will receive special recognition during the 2015 National Mentoring Summit.

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.

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.

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