Racial Justice and Cultural Responsiveness
MENTOR Virginia has gathered a collection of resources that may be helpful for program staff, mentors, families, and other stakeholders.
Community Coffee Hour Series
Join your mentoring program staff peers from around Virginia each month for conversations designed to elevate and advance our collective work.
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Joe and Robin
As a young inner-city child in a single-parent household, Joe was one of many young people facing an opportunity gap – as he describes it, “the odds were …
Christina and Elaine
Elaine met Christina when she was in the first grade, 17 years ago. Christina was incredibly shy and anxious. Elaine, who never had a daughter, wasn’t sure how Christina might respond to …
Every Young Person Who Needs A Mentor Should Have One
MENTOR Virginia is an anchor organization that promotes effective youth mentoring by increasing the capacity and sustainability of mentoring programs, and providing resources to support the mentoring field throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.
MENTOR Virginia’s mission is to foster quality mentoring relationships that empower, elevate, and encourage young people.
Who do you turn to? 9 million young people in America are growing up without an answer to this question. They make everyday choices that lead up to life’s big decisions without enough guidance and support – the kind most of us count on. Every young person should have someone to turn to.
In the News
“I always try to remember that I’ll be the best me I can be if I prioritize myself.” – Michelle Obama Mindfulness is the quality or state of being conscious or aware, and it’s something each of us is capable of practicing in our lives at any age. We live in a highly...
Are you a youth-serving organization looking to build capacity for your mentoring program? Could your mentoring program benefit from having a volunteer who works full-time for 12 months to develop organizational systems and drive improved youth outcomes? Then becoming...
Against the backdrop of a global pandemic, 2020 was a year in which unprecedented challenge spurred incredible adaptability for Casa Chirilagua, a faith-based Christian non-profit in Alexandria, VA. Casa Chirilagua works with a small staff and over 100 volunteers to...