MENTOR's work over the last two decades has helped millions of young people find the support and guidance they need to build productive and meaningful lives. A great resource whether you already consider yourself a mentor or want to connect with new opportunities.
Empowering Youth: How to Encourage Young Leaders to Do Great Things by Kelly Curtis MS. Offering indispensable advice to anyone seeking to integrate empowerment into their youth work, this guide demonstrates how youth leaders, teachers, peer program advisors, adults who work with teens and adolescents, and any professional organization with a youth focus can foster leadership qualities in youth.
City Year: One million students drop out of school each year, and half of those dropouts come from just 12 percent of schools. City Year’s Long-Term Impact strategy will challenge the status quo, dramatically increasing the graduation pipeline and transforming the future for thousands of students in America.
Is your teen homeschooled? Since they do not come in regular contact with teachers, it's important that they have access to other adult mentors. Homeschool Success shares some of their thoughts on how to achieve this.
Stand By Teens When They Make Mistakes | Shelly D Mahon is currently working on her Ph.D. in HDFS from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. As part of my Ph.D., I have created a new, FREE, online program that aligns with commitment that all parents have the support and resources they need to take care of themselves, and support the growth and development of their children.
Teen Voice 2010: Relationships that Matter to America's Teens, is a national study of 1,860 15-year-olds in three cities across the United States exploring the importance of teen motivation and engagement in civic life.