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MAYORS FOR MENTORING: MAYOR JOHN TECKLENBURG

Charleston, South Carolina — Mayor John Tecklenburg has been committed to improving citizens’ quality of life and making Charleston a city of opportunity for all – especially young people. Through the Mayor’s Office for Children, Youth and Families (MOCYF), Mayor Tecklenburg supports the Annual Youth Summit, which is planned...

MENTOR North Carolina welcomes its Class of 2021 summer interns

MENTOR North Carolina (MNC) is thrilled to announce its Class of 2021 Summer Interns. This is the 2nd summer that MNC has welcomed college and graduate students to work alongside their staff. This year’s interns will co-facilitate, mentor, and prepare sessions for the My Brother’s and Sister’s Keeper North...

MENTOR North Carolina receives $400,000 grant from The Duke Endowment

DURHAM, N.C. In collaboration with MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR), MENTOR North Carolina has received a $400,000 grant from The Duke Endowment to pilot the application of Implementation Science principles to strengthen mentoring programs in North Carolina and South Carolina. The Duke Endowment grant will be used to...

Quality Mentoring Program Certification

We are proud to award the Gold Program Partner badge to Western Youth Network (WYN) in recognition of their commitment to providing excellence and quality in their mentoring services. This award speaks directly to their belief that every child deserves the chance to reach their full potential and WYN’s...

New Team Member: Samuel Bellamy, Director of Training and Program Development

MENTOR North Carolina is growing! This month, meet our newest team member, Samuel Bellamy, Director of Training and Program Development. In this role, Samuel will provide, identify, and coordinate resources to increase the overall quality and effectiveness of mentoring leaders and programs across the Carolinas. Learn more about Samuel…...

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...