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2017 June 23
Posted by Joana
This spring, Mass Mentoring Partnership hosted a high school senior from TechBoston Academy as our Government Relations intern. He shared his thoughts on how supportive relationships that were built in the fabric of his school have helped him overcome challenges and prepared him for graduation and beyond. I attend a Boston Public School in Dorchester, MA called Tech Boston Academy (TBA). When I enrolled back in August 2012, I enrolled to be a part of a program known that many schools have that's known as the PATH program. I was one of the first students to start this program with two... Read more
2017 June 7
Posted by Joana
Since our founding in 1992, there have been many individuals and organizations that have had a significant impact on Mass Mentoring Partnership. It’s through their commitment to our mission that we have been able to continue our work and strengthen communities through empowering youth-adult relationships. As we celebrate our 25th anniversary this year, we’ve selected 25 Mentors of Mass Mentoring Partnership to recognize for their contributions. We recognized them earlier this year at our gala celebration and we thank them for everything they’ve done to help us achieve so much... Read more
2017 May 17
Posted by Joana
Since our founding in 1992, there have been many individuals and organizations that have had a significant impact on Mass Mentoring Partnership. It’s through their commitment to our mission that we have been able to continue our work and strengthen communities through empowering youth-adult relationships. As we celebrate our 25th anniversary this year, we’ve selected 25 Mentors of Mass Mentoring Partnership to recognize for their contributions. We recognized them earlier this year at our gala celebration and we thank them for everything they’ve done to help us achieve so much... Read more
2017 April 27
Posted by Joana
Every year, with the support of John Hancock, Mass Mentoring Partnership enlists great individuals to run the Boston Marathon and raise money to support our work. All of the money they raise directly fuels our mission to create empowering youth-adult relationships across the state. For 2017, we were fortunate to have two runners. One of the runners, Sam Melchiorri of MMP Mentor ALKU, shared her journey to the finish line with us: How did you hear about MMP?  I work at ALKU and because our CEO, Mark Eldridge, has a strong connection and history with MMP, I have done three 50-... Read more
2017 April 26
Posted by Joana
Since our founding in 1992, there have been many individuals and organizations that have had a significant impact on Mass Mentoring Partnership. It’s through their commitment to our mission that we have been able to continue our work and strengthen communities through empowering youth-adult relationships. As we celebrate our 25th anniversary this year, we’ve selected 25 Mentors of Mass Mentoring Partnership to recognize for their contributions. We recognized them earlier this year at our gala celebration and we thank them for everything they’ve done to help us achieve so much throughout... Read more
2017 April 24
Posted by Joana
Every year, with the support of John Hancock, Mass Mentoring Partnership enlists great individuals to run the Boston Marathon and raise money to support our work. All of the money they raise directly fuels our mission to create empowering youth-adult relationships. For 2017, we were fortunate to have two runners. One of the runners, Hillary Laggis, shares her story: I grew up on a dairy farm in a small town in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom called Hardwick and attended the University of Vermont. In 2014, after graduation, I moved to Boston and began a career in development at the Inner-City... Read more
2017 April 13
Posted by Joana
(updated - 7/21/2017) Renee Gaillard, a 2016-2017 Highland Street AmeriCorps Ambassador of Mentoring, served two years at Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative (DSNI) in Roxbury, MA. She shares her experiences and encourages others to consider becoming an AOM below. The Bronx, NY is where I was born and raised, but I moved to Boston in 2010 to attend college. After graduating, I worked in customer service for a little over a year but started to feel an urge to work more face-to-face with the local community and by fate, I came across the AmeriCorps role at DSNI. It was just the right fit.... Read more
2017 March 1
Posted by Joana
Mass Mentoring Partnership started twenty five years ago with Father Monan's idea to bring more caring adults into the lives of young people who needed their support to help them reach their full potential. Twenty five years later, we're still doing that work. It's still who we are. It's still what we believe in.    On February 28th, we held our 25th Anniversary Gala Celebration to honor individuals and organizations that have supported Mass Mentoring Partnership over the past quarter century.      Honoring our Supporters    The gala celebration was an... Read more
2017 March 1
Posted by Michael
On February 28th, we held our 25th Anniversary Gala Celebration to honor individuals and organizations that have supported Mass Mentoring Partnership over the past quarter century. We honored our Four Pillars of Mass Mentoring, a group of people that created the foundation for our organization. Here is a profile of Rev. J. Donald Monan, Pillar of Mass Mentoring Partnership, followed by a video tribute that was shown at the event.  In 1992, Father Monan helped found Greater Boston 1 to 1, which would later become Mass Mentoring Partnership. He created the organization’s first... Read more
2017 March 1
Posted by Michael
On February 28th, we held our 25th Anniversary Gala Celebration to honor individuals and organizations that have supported Mass Mentoring Partnership over the past quarter century. We honored our Four Pillars of Mass Mentoring, a group of people that created the foundation for our organization. Here is a profile of the Kelly family -- Ted, Debbie and Sonja -- Pillars of Mass Mentoring Partnership, followed by a video tribute that was shown at the event.  The Kelly family’s long association with Mass Mentoring Partnership has had a tremendous impact on the organization that... Read more

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