MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership

Grant Williams Receives Bill Russell Mentoring Legacy Award

Celtics player second recipient of the award, recognizing dedication to mentoring youth in Massachusetts
Press Release

BOSTON, January 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ – MENTOR National, an organization dedicated to unifying mentoring across the nation, today announced the second recipient of The Bill Russell Mentoring Legacy Award, Grant Williams of the Boston Celtics. Through this award, MENTOR recognizes and honors Williams’ efforts to provide and support mentoring services to youth in Massachusetts, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. The National Basketball Association (NBA) and MENTOR have held a longstandin

MENTOR National Announces 2021 Excellence in Mentoring Honorees

Honorees include government leaders, philanthropists and dedicated mentoring leaders
Press Release

BOSTON, January 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ – MENTOR National, an organization dedicated to unifying mentoring across the nation, today announced this year’s honorees of the annual Excellence in Mentoring awards. The Excellence in Mentoring awardees represent the breadth and depth of the mentoring movement and the power of mentoring relationships to support, inspire, and engage young people.

The National Mentoring Partnership Celebrates January As National Mentoring Month With Mentoring Amplifies Movement

In partnership with American Student Assistance, MENTOR kicks off its Mentoring Amplifies campaign
Press Release

WASHINGTON, January 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ – January is National Mentoring Month and this year, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, is announcing its Mentoring Amplifies campaign in partnership with American Student Assistance (ASA). The Mentoring Amplifies campaign aims to honor the people who have helped shape the lives of young adults and helped them achieve their goals, ensuring that every student has equal access to opportunities like college, internships, clubs, sports, and more.

Mentoring: Investing in Young People, Investing in the Future

by David Shapiro

We know the story.  We know that, while tremendous progress has been made, a significant mentoring gap still exists in America for young people.  We know that students from families and communities enduring economic hardship are less likely to grow up with adult mentors outside their family.  As a result, these students are less likely to graduate high school and go on to college.  We’ve heard it before, and we’ll likely hear it again – unless we choose to act differently.

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