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2016 Mentoring Caucus: Thank You!

On Wednesday, September 21st, MPM hosted the 2016 Mentoring Caucus, this year’s take on our more traditional conference (inspired by the election season)! To kick it off, Eric Mahmoud, Founder and CEO of the Harvest Network of Schools, spoke about … Continue reading

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Quality Corner: What Does Youth-Initiated Mentoring Mean for Mentoring Programs?

Only 4% of youth 8-18 had a formal mentor according to The Mentoring Effect. Most young people access mentorship through teachers, school counselors, coaches, and neighbors. Formal mentoring programs are unable to serve every child and may not reach every … Continue reading

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Staff Spotlight: …in with the new!

Happy New Year from all of us at the Mentoring Partnership of Minnesota!  First, we’d like to take a moment to thank everyone for all of your the continued support throughout our 20+ years of serving Minnesota!  2015 was a … Continue reading

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Mentoring 365 Project: Leading and Mentoring By Example

Anthony Harris is currently a senior majoring in Biology at Carleton College. Upon transferring to Carlton as a sophomore, he decided to get involved on campus by pursuing a position as an OIIL Peer Leader. Anthony did not have a … Continue reading

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Mentoring 365 Project: A Passion for Peer Mentoring

Jeffrey Bissoy-Mattis is a junior at Carleton College, and has been OIIL Peer Leader for the past two years. Even though he initially didn’t consider taking the position, someone noticed how naturally mentoring came to Jeff and decided his outgoing … Continue reading

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Mentoring 365 Project: Championing Quality Mentoring Relationships

Gloria Lewis is the President and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities and also serves on the board of the Mentoring Partnership of Minnesota (MPM). She has been in her current position for the last … Continue reading

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Mentoring 365 Project: Gaining a New Perspective

“Some of the most important factors in promoting youth development are: clear boundaries and expectations, constant optimism and showing up and being consistent. I think everything else builds on those three.” Christina Saunders is the recently named Executive Director of … Continue reading

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