MBK Guide for Mentoring Boys and Young Men of Color

MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) and My Brother’s Keeper Alliance (MBKA) together sponsored the creation of a guidebook “Guide to Mentoring Boys and Young Men of Color. 

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Get Trained on Best Practices for Mentors and Mentoring Programs!

Quality matters!  Learn more about trainings on best practices offered by MPRC!

Our Deep Dive Training Series on The Standards of the Elements of Effective Practice starts Jan 24!  Register for a single session or the series TODAY!

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Start or Strengthen your mentoring program

helpful resources for mentors and supporters

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Mentoring changes kids’ lives

see how mentoring is strengthening our communities

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Empowering the Voice and Presence of Young Black Girls and Women

Join us for a dialogue to get at the raw truth of how to help young black girls & women discover, unlock, & actualize their full potential.

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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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register your program with Mentoring.org

Interested in recruiting more volunteers for your mentoring program?

Mentoring Connector offers a free service that helps mentoring programs recruit volunteers and increase 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 7,200 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