News & Events

2016 Mentoring Caucus: Thank You!

September 29, 2016

On Wednesday, September 21st, MPM hosted the 2016 Mentoring Caucus, this year’s take on our more traditional conference (inspired by the election season)! To kick it off, Eric Mahmoud, Founder and CEO of the Harvest Network of Schools, spoke about the importance of believing in youth as the key...

Youth Day at the Capitol: March 29th, 2016

April 15, 2016

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016 was Youth Day at the Capitol (YDAC) , an event organized for young people to engage with policy in Minnesota. #YDAC16 took place at the Wilder Center and over 225 participants. After a kick-off rally with interactive questions, conversations with Representative Mariani and Secretary of...

Support MPM’s Mission By GIVING TO THE MAX on Nov. 12th!

November 4, 2015

The Mentoring Partnership of Minnesota (MPM) is joining with GiveMN to participate in Give to the Max Day on November 12th, 2015! You may scheduled you tax-deductible donations between now and November 12th. Your generous contributions will go towards The Mentoring Partnership of Minnesota’s mission of working to ensure...

Ready to Go: A workshop you don’t want to miss!

April 3, 2014

When I first came on staff at MPM, I was overwhelmed by all the things I wanted to learn.  There were books I wanted to read and people I wanted to meet and acronyms I needed to memorize.  I was looking for experts who were willing to give me...

I am a CHAMPION for Minnesota Youth!

April 1, 2013

Youth Day at the Capitol 2013 was held on March 13th at the Minnesota State Capitol hosted by the Youth Policy Alliance (YPA), a collaboration of statewide agencies promoting a healthy and sustainable comprehensive youth system for all Minnesota youth. MPM is a collaborative partner in the YPA.  I,...

A Moment with Lady Gaga

February 12, 2013

The Lady Gaga Born Brave Bus Tour was an event for Lady Gaga’s fans to get connected to local resources in an open, kind environment, where her little monsters (the name Lady Gaga uses for her fans) could be themselves without fear or judgment. What a wonderful way for...

Conference is Just Two Clicks Away – Register for Live Streaming!

September 24, 2012

Can’t make it to the Twin Cities to participate in the 2012 Minnesota Mentoring Conference in person this year?  How about joining us online? For the first time, MPM is offering a “live streaming” option for the conference.  Register for this option and you can view and listen to our...

What’s All the Buzz About?

August 15, 2012

Registration for the 2012 Minnesota Mentoring Conference is open and people are signing up every day, taking advantage of the early bird discount available until Sept. 14.   We are hearing lots of buzz about this year’s collective impact theme, our lineup of dynamic national keynote speakers and special...

Pittman, DuBois & Shapiro: A Hat Trick for MPM

May 17, 2012

A hat-trick or hat trick in sport is the achievement of a positive feat three times during a game, or other achievements based on threes. For MPM, I think it’s the achievement of getting these three leaders together for one conference, the Minnesota Mentoring Conference on October 15.  This year’s theme is Boosting Collective Action to...

Big Names at the 12th Annual Minnesota Mentoring Conference

May 11, 2011

From motivational speakers to public officials, local celebrities to national research experts,The Minnesota Mentoring Conference has a history of impressive keynote speakers.   In 2002,Twin Cities media legend Don Shelby graced the conference stage.  In 2004, it was Dr. Susan Weinberger – aka Dr. Mentor.  In 2009, Dr. Michael Karcher...