6 Ways to Celebrate National Mentoring Month in January

A young woman and her mentor playing guitar

It takes just one mentor to change a young person’s life. Here are six ways you can celebrate National Mentoring Month

1. Celebrate Thank Your Mentor Day on January 25.

2. Find out how to start a mentoring program. (And then watch our “Start a Youth Program” tutorial series.)

3. Become a mentor – find mentoring organizations by searching the National Mentoring Month website.

4. Read “The Mentoring Effect: Young People’s Perspectives on the Outcomes and Availability of Mentoring,” a report released last year by MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership.

5. Read about ways programs can support new mentors.

6. Watch and share National Mentoring Month 2015 public service announcements, like the one below:

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