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Mentoring Impact and Innovation —  December 2017
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A MESSAGE FROM HANNAH

Dear Colleagues:

December signifies the end of the 2017 calendar year. It also means holiday celebrations including Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa and New Years. It is a perfect time to reflect on the benefits of mentoring for Connecticut’s youth.... READ MORE

MENTORING HIGHLIGHTS
Guilford Savings Bank Supports Advanced Mentor Trainings

Thanks to a generous grant from Guilford Savings Bank, a long time supporter of mentoring in Connecticut, The Partnership recently delivered two advanced mentor train-the-trainer sessions in November which were open to mentoring program staff statewide.  Both sessions were held at Guilford Community Center in collaboration with Guilford Youth Mentoring.... READ MORE

News from the Regional Mentoring Collaboratives

Since 2007, The Governor's Prevention Partnership has convened area mentoring programs in five key cities around the State of Connecticut. Members from programs in these regions are provided with mentoring resources, learn best practices and have opportunities to network with other programs.... READ MORE

Annual Governor's Celebration Provides Hope for Connecticut's Youth

The annual Governor’s Celebration for Connecticut’s youth, sponsored by The Partnership took place on November 30, 2017 at the Hartford Marriott Downtown. Corporate leaders and individuals committed to preventing substance abuse, underage drinking and violence among youth and promoting positive outcomes were inspired by the message of hope conveyed by program participants.... READ MORE


January is National Mentoring Month

January 2018 marks the 16th annual National Mentoring Month.  The Governor’s Prevention Partnership, in collaboration with MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership is providing resources and information that can easily be used and shared throughout the month to celebrate mentoring as a powerful and effective strategy to support young people and get the word out about the need for more mentors.... READ MORE

National Mentoring Summit

The 2018 National Mentoring Summit, convened by MENTOR with support from the public and private sectors will take place on January 24-26, 2018 at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C. If you have attended in the past, you know what an incredible opportunity it is to network with your colleagues, hear nationally recognized speakers and learn from the many workshops which are available.... READ MORE

PROGRAM SPOTLIGHT
Sky Is the Limit Success Mentors

Success Mentors is in its first year at East Hartford Middle School (EHMS). Building on the success of the fifteen-year-old district-wide mentoring effort, this unique program bears the name Sky Is The Limit. The program’s mission is to support students that are struggling with daily attendance by building relationships that deepen their connection to school.... READ MORE
DR. MENTOR'S CORNER

New Year Resolutions and Predictions
This is the time of year that we make our New Year’s resolutions. Fulfilling them is often a challenge.... READ MORE

IN THIS ISSUE
A MESSAGE FROM HANNAH
MENTORING HIGHLIGHTS
PROGRAM SPOTLIGHT
DR MENTOR'S CORNER
UPCOMING TRAININGS AND MEETINGS


View our 2017-2018 Training Resource Guide.


For more information or to sign up, check out the details on our website.

Greater Hartford Mentoring Collaborative
Thursday, February 6, 2018
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free


Mentoring in the Age of Social Media
Friday, February 9, 2018

9:00 am - 1:00 pm
$49.00

Greater New Haven Mentoring Collaborative
Thursday, February 15, 2018
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

Race, Ethnicity and Culture in Youth Mentoring
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
$49.00

The Guide to Mentoring Boys and Young Men of Color
Monday, March 12, 2018
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

Advanced Mentor Recruitment
Thursday, March 15, 2018
 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$49.00

Grant Writing 101
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$20.00

Mentors As Advocates
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
$40.00

Trauma-Informed Youth Mentoring
Friday, April 13, 2018
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
$49.00


 
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