News & Events

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Compassionate Philanthropy: COVID-19 and Beyond

As the pandemic disrupts the important work labored by nonprofits in the youth services and mentoring space, funders are uniquely positioned to address issues faced by partner grantees. Please join us as we explore the philanthropic response leveraged by funders in North Carolina. Formatted as a panel discussion, local...

Virtual Mentoring Practices During COVID-19 & Physical Distancing

MENTOR North Carolina cordially invites all mentoring and youth serving organizations across the state to join an open dialogue on barriers and best practices related to our collective work supporting youth and mentoring relationships through this unprecedented time of physical distancing. Presenters:  Joellen Spacek, Senior Director, Affiliate Network, MENTOR:...