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our mission

To strengthen the youth mentoring field through collaboration, training and technical assistance, data collection, and advocacy.

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Mentoring changes kids’ lives

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Welcome to the Mentoring Partnership & Resource Center (MPRC)!

The MPRC is an exciting new initiative that elevates the practices of mentoring programs throughout the region, ensuring that all children and youth have access to high quality mentors who help them achieve their dreams. MPRC strengthens the field of mentoring by working in partnership with a dynamic group of mentoring programs to build the field of mentoring.

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Interested in recruiting more volunteers for your mentoring program?

Mentoring Connector offers a free service that helps mentoring programs recruit volunteers and increasing the visibility of your organizations



the need for mentoring


Only 52% of youth were employed during the summer of 2014.

In southeastern PA (five counties) more than 7200 youths aged 16-19 are disconnected from school and work.

Source: 2013 ACS 5 yr est

In 2013 more than 20,000 Pennsylvania students did not graduate high school in four years as planned.

Source:  Kids Count Data Center