Category Archives: Announcements

MENTOR NEBRASKA NAMES MELISSA MAYO AS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

MENTOR Nebraska’s Board of Directors announced today that Melissa Mayo has been appointed the new Executive Director of the nonprofit devoted to strengthening and advocating for youth mentoring in Nebraska. “While Melissa has served as MENTOR Nebraska’s Interim Executive Director over the last three months, our organization and community have also had an opportunity to…
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MENTOR’S STATEMENT ON RACIAL VIOLENCE

There are no perfect words to capture grief and anger, but there are simple ones we must use as our guide: Be there for and with our young people. The recent murders of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd — and far too many others whose names we may not know — are urgent reminders…
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2020 Business of the Year

Every year, MENTOR Nebraska recognizes outstanding leaders in the mentoring sector at our Annual Mentoring Luncheon. Although this year’s event was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we still want to elevate the award recipients who are going above and beyond to make a difference through mentoring. MENTOR Nebraska is proud to recognize the University…
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2020 Mentor of the Year

Although the Annual Mentoring Summit & Luncheon scheduled for April 1 was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, MENTOR Nebraska would like to recognize the award recipients who are going above and beyond in the mentoring sector. We are proud to recognize Erica McGruder as the 2020 Mentor of the Year.  Erica has been a…
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For Immediate Release

Midlands Mentoring Partnership (MMP), in collaboration with the Metro Omaha Educational Consortium, the Buffett Early Childhood Institute and the Iowa Mentoring Partnership, will host the 5th Annual Midlands Mentoring Partnership Summit and Youth Development Luncheon on Wednesday, March 19, at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha. MMP’s one-day summit and luncheon will feature keynote speaker Paul…
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MMP Summit News

Each year, Midlands Mentoring Partnership (MMP) brings hundreds of youth providers, mentoring professionals, mentors, school personnel, community and business leaders, policymakers, and a wide audience together to focus on best practices for youth mentoring and youth development.  The 5th Annual Midlands Mentoring Partnership Summit & Youth Development Luncheon, held on March 19th, 2014, at the…
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2014 Advocate of the Year

Midlands Mentoring Partnership is excited to announce our 2014 Mentor Advocate of the Year, Mutual of Omaha and Mutual of Omaha Foundation, nominated by Youth Emergency Services (YES). According to MMP Executive Director, Deborah Neary, “the Advocate of the Year award honors a business or organization that is committed to helping young people achieve their…
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metroMAGAZINE: National Mentoring Month

Thank you to metroMAGAZINE for highlighting National Mentoring Month and the 5th Annual Mentoring Summit & Youth Development Luncheon. Midlands Mentoring Partnership appreciates the support Omaha gives to quality mentoring efforts. View the 16 page metroMAGAZINE mentoring-focused pull-out here!
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KETV Features Youth Mentored throughout Foster Care

Midlands Mentoring Partnership supports quality mentoring programs focusing on many different special populations of youth. One such focus is youth in foster care, and MMP is happy to announce the effort's of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands' new initiative to serve more youth in foster care. Awarded with a grant from MMP, Big Brothers…
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MIDLANDS MENTORING PARTNERSHIP WELCOMES NEW PARTNER MEMBER PROGRAM

By Whitney Mastin In November 2013, Midlands Mentoring Partnership (MMP) welcomed Joslyn Art Museum’s Kent Bellows Mentoring Program as its newest Partner Member.  MMP is thrilled to have this unique, arts-focused mentoring program as a member. The MMP membership process can take a number of months.  In order to become a Partner Member of MMP,…
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