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The Mentoring Partnership of Minnesota
Advocating, Educating and Setting Quality Standards

The Mentoring Partnership of Minnesota (MPM) builds and elevates the capacity of programs, systems and policies to strengthen youth mentoring relationships.

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Gain access to valuable resources, including new tools, grant announcements, event information, and mentor recruitment opportunities. Register your Minnesota youth mentoring program today!
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Complete the Quality Mentoring Assessment Path (QMAP®), developed by MPM to help mentoring programs validate and build their programs based on nationally recognized quality standards and research & evidence. Learn more.
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Mentoring is one of the most significant ways that you can impact the life of a young person. Search and find a Minnesota mentoring program or volunteer opportunity. Learn more.

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Visit the Training Institute to register for popular workshops and networking opportunities or to learn about customized training and consultation.

 

What's New

 2014 Annual Minnesota Mentoring Conference
  Registration is now LIVE for the 15th Annual Minnesota Mentoring Conference Series: Going the Distance
In celebration of our 20th Anniversary, MPM is hitting the road and offering three similar conferences in St. Peter, Cloquet and Maple Grove. Learn more....

   
The Impact Exchange NEW Training Series! The Impact Exchange
The Impact Exchange is a new monthly offering that affords an inclusive space for conversation within the mentoring community about issues of race, class, and privilege in our communities and programs.
   
Caffeinate and Concentrate NEW & FREE! Caffeinate and Concentrate
Caffeinate and Concentrate is a free opportunity for program staff from all types of programs at any level of expertise to come to an open space and dedicate work time towards specific projects that address current program needs, digging deep into areas that need attention.
   
The Mentoring Effect New Report: The Mentoring Effect: Young People’s Perspectives on the Outcomes and Availability of Mentoring
Young people experience significant positive life outcomes related to academics, community involvement and leadership, and career development when they are mentored, according to a new report released today. The Mentoring Effect: Young People’s Perspectives on the Outcomes and Availability of Mentoring, the first-ever nationally representative survey of young people on the topic of mentoring, examines the mentoring effect on youth, their aspirations and achievements and the community around them; however, it also highlights a substantial mentoring gap that exists in America, especially for at-risk youth. Learn more.
   
PR Toolkit
Tell Your Story and Be Heard. PR Toolkit Now Available!
MPM has worked with the PR firm, Weber Shandwick, to create a thorough PR Toolkit for every user, no matter how much (or little) experience you may have working with the media, to leverage effective media strategies. Learn more about the PR Toolkit and begin to download templates here.
   
State of Mentoring Report State of Mentoring in Minnesota Survey
The biennial survey of youth mentoring in Minnesota is underway! We need your help to provide a comprehensive look at the collective impact of mentoring in our state. To complete the survey, click State of Mentoring in Minnesota Survey. To learn more or download a PDF version of the survey, click here.
   
Collaborative Mentoring Webinar Series Webinar Series
MPM is working with other mentoring organizations across the country on the 2014 Collaborative Mentoring Webinar Series, which brings you a FREE webinar every month focusing on practice, research and innovation in the youth mentoring field. The topic for the August 21st webinar is "Tackling the Stigma: Mentoring Youth with Mental Health Needs."
   
 Screening Applicant for Effectiveness SAFE Training
Screening Applicants for Effectiveness (SAFE) is a recently added training opportunity that includes the latest in child molestation research, wisdom from decades of experience with screening volunteers, and recommendations from leading experts on child exploitation. Offered for the first time outside the Twin Cities and co-presented with the nationally-accredited First Witness Child Advocacy Center, the next training will be in Duluth, MN, on September 23rd.
   
 
New Funding Announcements
MPM regularly posts new funding opportunities on the News and Funding Announcements page.  Log in for access.  Are you from a Minnesota youth mentoring program that doesn't have a registration ID and password yet?  Register to receive access.
   
 

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