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Miss Nebraska Uses Her Platform to Elevate Mentoring

Mentoring is a big part of Morgan Holen’s life. Not only does she credit her success to mentors throughout her life, but she’s also a proud mentor herself, advocate, and longtime supporter of the mentoring movement. In her role as Miss Nebraska, Morgan has focused her social impact initiative on the power of strengths-based mentoring.…
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2021 Statewide Mapping Project

To better understand the state of mentoring in Nebraska, MENTOR Nebraska surveyed 60 organizations across Nebraska for the 2021 MENTOR Nebraska Mapping Project. Through a strengths-based questionnaire and analysis of county and school district data, the project estimates the size and scope of Nebraska’s mentoring sector and details location, program design, objectives, audiences, community conditions, and…
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State of Mentoring in Lincoln

The Lincoln Youth Mentoring Coalition released its 2021 State of Mentoring Report, the first of its kind for Lincoln and Lancaster County. The report, made possible by a grant from Community Health Endowment, was generated by the Coalition by conducting surveys, collecting data, and acquiring feedback from stakeholders to “map” the mentoring happening in Lincoln…
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Providing Food to Families

Omaha's mentoring sector is teaming up with Omaha Public Schools, Food Bank for the Heartland, and the Omaha Police Department to distribute food packages to families in need. We are looking for volunteers to help assemble food packages and distribute them through a drive-up process where families pull up and volunteers load their car with…
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Combatting White Saviorism

Mentoring relationships and programs have the power to reproduce or reduce racial and economic inequality. They also have a moral obligation to do no harm to the youth and families being served. To create space for an open conversation on how to combat white saviorism, MENTOR Nebraska and Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands…
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Submit a Nomination for the Young Black & Influential Mentor of the Year

The Young Black & Influential Mentor of the Year award honors a Black Influencer who is committed to helping young people achieve their potential through formal mentoring. This award sponsored by MENTOR Nebraska in partnership with Young Black & Influential Omaha, looks for mentors whose exceptional commitment and dedication have changed the lives of Black…
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The Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring™, Fourth Edition

September 2015 marked the much anticipated release of The Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring™, Fourth Edition (EEP). A publication of MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, the EEP details research-informed and practitioner-approved standards for creating and sustaining quality youth mentoring programs and consequently, impactful mentoring relationships. There are six standards that are evidence-based and intended to be…
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6th Annual Mentoring Awareness Luncheon Recap

    Mentors, program providers, business leaders and elected officials arrived at the CenturyLink on August 3rd for MMP’s 6th Annual Mentoring Awareness Luncheon. All of the guests in the audience attended the event with one goal—to celebrate the best of youth mentoring in the Omaha community.  KETV News Watch Seven First News anchor John…
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6th Annual Mentoring Awareness Luncheon

Please join us for our 6th Annual Mentoring Awareness Luncheon!  Monday, August 3, 2015 11:30 am - 1:00 pm CenturyLink Center | Omaha, NE MMP's Annual Awareness Luncheon will reach a wider audience to raise the discussion level about positive youth development across many community sectors. With this and other MMP events, the expectation is to…
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