January 27, 2011
A new article gives an inside look at how designers of one mentoring program balanced structure and opportunities for mentors and mentees to build their relationships.
January 21, 2011
youth.gov seeks submissions from young people on topics they’re concerned about, such as dating violence, youth homelessness, teen pregnancy, substance abuse, bullying, education and careers.
January 20, 2011
When mentors and mentees share concerns and experiences during mentoring activities, whether fun or goal-oriented, young people reap benefits.
January 18, 2011
NCFY information specialist and volunteer mentor Ravenna Motil-McGuire offers her take on the things that can help new mentors develop relationships with their mentees.
January 17, 2011
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., saw in young people the power to build a foundation for the future. That’s why our greatest calling as adults is to provide opportunities for young people to serve.
January 14, 2011
How can community-based organizations get local businesses to help create education opportunities for young people, from cradle through career? A new toolkit provides answers.
January 13, 2011
To give our readers an introduction to corporate giving, NCFY recently spoke with two prolific donors, and they offered some perspective on their approaches to philanthropy.
January 12, 2011
Striking a balance between structure and spontaneity is the key to creating and maintaining effective mentoring relationships.
January 12, 2011
Through the Buckeye Mentoring Hub, a partnership of mentoring groups and other youth-serving agencies provides a seamless experience for Ohio State University mentors.
Primary Sources: Strengthening Families to Help Young People Overcome the Effects of Parental Incarceration
January 5, 2011
Having a parent in prison is only one factor of many that may make young people more likely to get in trouble with the law themselves. A new study looks at having a parent in prison in a broader context.
January 3, 2011
It takes just one mentor to change a young person’s life. NCFY recommends several ways youth workers can celebrate National Mentoring Month this January.