News & Events

Elected Officials for Mentoring

AUGUST 27, 2020, 11:30AM – 1:00PM EST From their unique position as leaders at the local, state, and national levels, elected officials can make a powerful impact in the communities they serve, especially in the lives of young people. Join us to hear from elected officials from the local,...

Opioids and COVID-19: An Epidemic within a Pandemic

AUGUST 6, 2020, 12:00PM – 1:00PM EST This session of “Coffee with Bud” will feature a lively discussion on how our country’s opioid and substance use epidemic is challenged by the COVID-19 pandemic, how our country’s black and brown populations have suffered disproportionately from these two diseases, and provide...

Nothing About Us Without Us: Lifting up Youth Voices

JULY 30, 2020, 12:00PM – 1:00PM EST Why is youth voice important? What have been some successes and challenges with incorporating youth voice in mentoring programs, public policies, and other areas that impact young people? Please join us as we explore best practices and strategies organizations can implement in...

Show Me The Money! Fundraising During The Pandemic

JUNE 25, 2020, 12:00PM – 1:00PM EST Marketing and fundraising for mentoring programs were already challenging in a healthy economy, and then COVID-19 hit. Organizations in the private and non-profit sectors are struggling to survive and one of the keys to survival is messaging. In this session, we will...

Movement of Youth (MOY) Hosts MENTOR North Carolina Evening of Giving

On October 12, 2018, MOY hosted the MENTOR North Carolina Evening of Giving at the William and Ida B. Friday Center in Chapel Hill, NC. Approximately 250 guests gathered to celebrate and raise funds for educational resources and scholarships for students participating in the award-winning program that serves 500...

True Colors: What Does Mentoring Look Like for LGBTQ Youth?

JUNE 14, 2020, 12:00PM – 1:00PM EST Every day, thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) youth in the United States face injustice in schools, danger in their homes, or uncertainty on the streets. Consider the following examples: Nearly a quarter of LGBTQ students report being physically...