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This January, we're celebrating the powerful real life impact mentoring has on youth. A kid who has a quality mentor is more likely to experience increased school attendance and academic achievement, demonstrates responsible decision-making, and develops skills to better navigate relationships at school, socially and at home.

 

 

 

 

Celebrate these special Engagement Dates during National Mentoring Month!

 

January 12th - I Am a Mentor Day

Mentoring is a shared opportunity for learning and growth. Many mentors say mentoring is more rewarding than they imagined. This "I Am a Mentor Day", share on your social media why you're proud to mentor in real life!

 

January 16th - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service provides an ideal opportunity to highlight the importance of mentoring. Use the day to honor mentors in your community, recruit new mentors, provide training to mentoring programs or encourage mentor pairs to serve together in real life.

 

January 17th - International Mentoring Day

International Mentoring Day allows for a global conversation around the power of relationships. 

 

January 19th - Thank Your Mentor Day

Were you lucky enough to have a mentor influence your life? This is the day to reflect on the ways we have all benefited from a mentor. Be sure to thank your mentor today! Honor them for all they did for you in real life. 

 

Date Created: 1/10/2017
                

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