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2016 March 17
Posted by Jessica
Congratulations to Alray Scholars Program (officially the Alray Taylor Second Chance Scholarship) for their recent move to Partner Level in our Quality Based Membership program. Located in Boston, The Alray Scholars Program is a grassroots nonprofit that fulfills a critical but otherwise unmet need in the Boston area. Combining scholarships with one-on-one mentoring, Alray helps graduates of Boston Public Schools who started but stopped college return to higher education to earn their degree. Alray mentors serve as trusted advisors, helping students develop... Read more
2016 March 9
Posted by Jessica
We are excited to celebrate the annual AmeriCorps Week by sharing stories of AmeriCorps alums, including some from our Highland Street AmeriCorps Ambassador of Mentoring program! The Highland Street AmeriCorps Ambassadors Of Mentoring are full-time AmeriCorps members placed at mentoring programs and youth-serving organizations to help build their capacity to serve more youth in high quality mentoring relationships. Since 2008, 175 AOMs have served through 64 mentoring agencies with an average of 1,500 volunteer inquires that... Read more
2016 March 8
Posted by Jessica
We are excited to celebrate the annual AmeriCorps Week by sharing stories of AmeriCorps alums, including some from our Highland Street AmeriCorps Ambassador of Mentoring program! The Highland Street AmeriCorps Ambassadors Of Mentoring are full-time AmeriCorps members placed at mentoring programs and youth-serving organizations to help build their capacity to serve more youth in high quality mentoring relationships. Since 2008, 175 AOMs have served through 64 mentoring agencies with an average of 1,500 volunteer inquires that resulted in an average of 379 mentors... Read more
2016 March 1
Posted by Jessica
Mass Mentoring Partnership is excited to share with you the opportunity to apply for site specific support through our Technical Assistance (TA) program. In 2016, we are committed to ensuring that dedicated technical assistance is available to youth-serving programs across Massachusetts. Technical Assistance is targeted support that MMP can provide to an organization or group with a development need or challenge. It's one of our major tools to help youth-serving agencies' strengthen their programming and organization.  MMP's Technical Assistance... Read more
2016 January 22
Posted by Jessica
Congratulations to Raw Art Works (RAW) for their recent move to Partner Level in our Quality Based Membership program. Located in the city of Lynn, RAW not only hosts a mentoring program, Project Launch, but also engages with youth in many other ways, including college preparedness and workforce development.  Project Launch  is a program for current RAW teens that begins in the spring of their junior year. Through the program, RAW artists are paired with one-on-one mentors who support them as they navigate career options or... Read more
2016 January 21
Posted by Jessica
Mass Mentoring Partnership and the Highland Street AmeriCorps Ambassadors of Mentoring hosted the 10th annual Youth Mentoring Day at the State House on January 21. This year's theme was The Mentoring Movement: The Road to Relationships. During the program, the Ambassadors of Mentoring highlighted four examples of how mentoring and empowering youth-adult relationships affect so many lives. Here is one of those stories:  The mission of the mentoring movement is to empower adults to engage youth in positive and supportive relationships. In Lawrence, Massachusetts, Chica... Read more
2016 January 21
Posted by Jessica
Mass Mentoring Partnership and the Highland Street AmeriCorps Ambassadors of Mentoring hosted the 10th annual Youth Mentoring Day at the State House on January 21. This year's theme was The Mentoring Movement: The Road to Relationships. During the program, the Ambassadors of Mentoring highlighted four examples of how mentoring and empowering youth-adult relationships affect so many lives. Here is one of those stories:  Every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoon, nearly 20 school-aged inner city youth make their way into the basement hall of St. Christopher’s... Read more
2016 January 21
Posted by Jessica
Mass Mentoring Partnership and the Highland Street AmeriCorps Ambassadors of Mentoring hosted the 10th annual Youth Mentoring Day at the State House on January 21. This year's theme was The Mentoring Movement: The Road to Relationships. During the program, the Ambassadors of Mentoring highlighted four examples of how mentoring and empowering youth-adult relationships affect so many lives. Here is one of those stories:  State Representative Aaron Vega is someone who understands the importance of relationships. As a kid growing up in Holyoke, his father instilled the... Read more
2016 January 21
Posted by Jessica
Mass Mentoring Partnership and the Highland Street AmeriCorps Ambassadors of Mentoring hosted the 10th annual Youth Mentoring Day at the State House on January 21. This year's theme was The Mentoring Movement: The Road to Relationships. During the program, the Ambassadors of Mentoring highlighted four examples of how mentoring and empowering youth-adult relationships affect so many lives. Here is one of those stories:  Whether one-to-one or through partnerships with other businesses and nonprofits, relationships are incredibly important at State Street Corporation. ... Read more
2016 January 15
Posted by Michael
In 2014, Mass Mentoring Partnership joined with Mayor Walsh and the City of Boston to create the Mayor's Mentoring Movement, an initiative to recruit 1,000 new volunteers to serve as caring adults in the lives of Boston youth. We've worked with our mentoring program partners to recruit nearly 600 mentors so far.  Last summer, we launched a contest to help develop a logo for the Mayor's Mentoring Movement that would represent the relationships that are being created through this initiative. MMP reached out to our Mayor's Mentoring Movement program partners and asked them to work with... Read more

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