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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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Staff Spotlight: MPM’s Director of Program Services, Carolyn Scherer

If you have completed an NMRC project lately, you have likely benefited from the wealth of knowledge Carolyn Scherer, MPM’s Director of Program Services, brings on the topic of quality mentoring practices. This Staff Spotlight gets to know our newest … 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: The Drive to Mentor

“The thing that inspired me to be a mentor is just a desire to be involved with youth, and not even necessarily having a huge impact possibly, but just to be there for somebody.” —Deena Deena joined Kids ‘n’ Kinship … Continue reading

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Mentoring 365 Project: Justice Alan Page

“The possibilities to [mentor] are endless, limited only by one’s imagination.” – Justice Alan Page Justice Alan Page was first elected to the Minnesota Supreme Court in 1992. Before joining the Supreme Court, Justice Page was a defensive lineman for … Continue reading

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