I hope all who visit this forum or who have joined it since 2007 will enjoy this holiday season and have peace, happiness, health and prosperity in 2015.
Added by Daniel Bassill on December 23, 2014 at 10:53am — No Comments
This graphic is what you see when you visit the Tutor/Mentor Connection web library, which I've been building for more than 20 years (and on the Internet since 1998).
The library is organized into categories, just like any other library. You can find research showing where and why volunteer based tutor/mentor programs…Continue
Added by Daniel Bassill on June 21, 2014 at 10:36am — No Comments
I'm trying to create a visualization that any youth serving organization might be willing to use to visually communicate what time of day they reach youth, what age range they serve and what types of learning and mentoring activities are offered.
This is what I've done so far. This…Continue
Added by Daniel Bassill on November 23, 2013 at 1:17pm — No Comments
On Monday I hosted another Tutor/Mentor Leadership and Networking Conference in Chicago. This was the 40th in the past 20 years. I'm still going through attendance information, evaluations, etc. but it looks like about 105 attended.
Added by Daniel Bassill on November 6, 2013 at 3:34pm — No Comments
In every high poverty neighborhood there are one or two anchor institutions, like a hospital, university, bank, etc. that could provide leadership and strategic support to strategies that support the growth of youth mentoring programs.
If those same institutions also focus on community…Continue
Added by Daniel Bassill on April 27, 2013 at 11:43am — No Comments
This article quotes Malcolm Gladwell saying "if you want to shine, put in 10,000 hours".
It goes on to say "The greatest athletes, entrepreneurs, musicians and scientists emerge only after…Continue
Added by Daniel Bassill on August 26, 2011 at 1:22pm — No Comments
Reposted from email I receive:
Mentor Michigan Census Reports Available
April 12, 2011: Mentor Michigan, a MENTOR affiliate, has now made the latest Mentor Michigan Census (MMC) available online.
This is Wave VIII of the census, which is a survey of organizations operating mentoring programs in the state of Michigan. It was conducted in the fall of 2010, and 137 organizations responded for a 58 percent response…Continue
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