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MENTOR: National Mentoring Partnership, 2017
For more than 25 years, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership has provided the youth mentoring field with a set of researched-informed and practitioner-approved practices for creating and sustaining positive and impactful mentoring relationships and strong program services. The fourth edition of "The Elements of Effective Practice for…
Descriptors: Mentors, Guides, Males, Minority Groups
MENTOR: National Mentoring Partnership, 2015
For an increasing number of American youth, entering the work force is far more challenging that they might expect. A variety of sectors report not being able to fill available jobs due to applicants having insufficient skills. This growing misalignment between the demand and supply for skills means that young people will continue to be…
Descriptors: Labor Force Development, Youth, Mentors, Career Development
MENTOR: National Mentoring Partnership, 2015
Youth violence remains a critical challenge facing many American communities. In 2010, an average of 13 young people aged 10-24 years were victims of homicide each day and in 2013, more than 580,000 were treated in emergency rooms for nonfatal injuries sustained from assaults. Homicide remains the third leading cause of death for young people ages…
Descriptors: Mentors, Violence, Prevention, Incidence
MENTOR: National Mentoring Partnership, 2015
This report examines private sector engagement in youth mentoring across the United States, starting with an overview of the youth mentoring movement, then offering perspectives on trends and best practices in corporate engagement and snapshots of a range of initiatives. The information provided in this report is based on a series of structured…
Descriptors: Mentors, Youth Programs, Interviews, Motivation