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This PowerPoint presentation includes the second half of a presentation made by Shari Kessel Schneider at the 7th Generation Peer Learning Circle on March 26, 2014. In her presentation, Ms. Schneider discussed mentorship and its relationship to... Read more about this resource
This PowerPoint presentation includes the first half of a presentation made by Shari Kessel Schneider at the 7th Generation Peer Learning Circle on March 26, 2014. In her presentation, Ms. Schneider discussed mentorship and its relationship to... Read more about this resource
The publication links mentoring to significant life outcomes for youth and highlights a substantial gap that exists in America: one in three young people will reach adulthood without having a mentor. A nationally representative survey of youth... Read more about this resource
The goal of the website The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring is to encourage active dialogue around evidence-based practice in youth mentoring in ways that improve the practice of youth mentoring. Features include The Research Corner: a blog... Read more about this resource
This article by Jean E. Rhodes and David L. DuBois in the publication Current Directions in Psychological Science discusses mentoring relationships and programs for youth. ABSTRACT: Mentoring is one of the most popular social interventions in... Read more about this resource
This article by Joyce Walker and Lonnie White reviews research on the types of adults who make good mentors, and identifies personality characteristics common to good mentors. It also suggests strategies for promoting these characteristics among... Read more about this resource
This report from the College Board Advocacy & Policy Center explores the issues affecting the academic performance of young men of color. Based on two years' worth of data pulled from conversations with men from four groups — African Americans,... Read more about this resource