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Mentoring 365: MN State Policy Debrief 2016, SF 1017

The Mentoring Partnership of Minnesota was very active for such a short policy session! Our Executive Director, Mai-anh Kapanke, served as co-chair of the GradMN Policy committee this year. In that capacity we looked for policy that aligned with MPM’s goals of supporting Minnesota’s … Continue reading

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Holding the Line on Funding for Mentoring

What’s real and what’s smoke and mirrors on Capitol Hill these days when it comes to finding a balanced approach to the federal budget?  Well, that depends on the day and who you ask.  The mentoring field is lucky to have great … Continue reading

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Policy Update on SafetyNET Background Checks Pilot Program

A couple of weeks ago, the Mentoring Partnership of Minnesota shared the news that the SafetyNET federal background checks pilot program used by 12 mentoring programs in Minnesota and many across the country will discontinue on March 31.  Our national organization, MENTOR, is … Continue reading

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Rally for Youth Day at the Capitol

Save the date, and share your voice on March 3, 2011 during the Rally for Youth Day at the Capitol: Educate our policy leaders about the need for a comprehensive youth system of services Youth meetings with legislators Rally in … Continue reading

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Mentoring Legislative Alert: Help Pass the Background Checks Legislation

From MENTOR’s Advocacy Network: On July 22, 2010, the House of Representatives passed the Child Protection Improvements Act (HR 1469) by a vote of 413-4. We need your help to get this critical legislation passed in the Senate and signed … Continue reading

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Four Members of Congress Support MPM’s Appropriations Request

  The Mentoring Partnership of Minnesota (MPM) extends a heartfelt thank you to the Senators and Representatives who made MPM a priority in the first round of their 2011 appropriations.  The elected officials include Senator Franken, Senator Klobuchar, Representative Ellison and Representative Oberstar.  … Continue reading

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