News & Events

Minnesota United Tickets!

September 4, 2018

MENTOR Minnesota is thrilled to announce an exciting opportunity from our friends at the Minnesota United Football Club (MNUFC): free tickets for mentoring programs! Be a part of soccer history on Sunday, October 21st as MNUFC attempts to break the Minnesota Soccer attendance record with 50,000 people! Enjoy a...

The Power of Relationships – MENTOR Releases New Research

August 27, 2018

MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership recently released a new report that provides the most comprehensive picture of what adults think about mentoring kids who are not their own — The Power of Relationships: How and Why American Adults Step Up to Mentor the Nation’s Youth. This is a follow-up to MENTOR’s...

Press Release – Jess Anna Glover is new Executive Director of MENTOR Minnesota

July 9, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS – July 9, 2018 – MENTOR Minnesota (MMN) is excited to welcome Jess Anna Glover as our new Executive Director effective July 9, 2018. Most recently, Jess Anna has spent more than a decade as a passionate advocate for student-focused public education policy and educators as an attorney....

Transition at MENTOR Minnesota – A message from our Board Chairs

May 2, 2018

When you mix extreme gratitude with sadness, the taste is always described as bittersweet. Saying farewell to Mai-Anh Kapanke as she leaves MENTOR Minnesota (MMN) after 12 years is a bittersweet moment for all of us. Mai-Anh has accepted the role of Executive Director with The Sanneh Foundation (TSF)....

Event: Critical Mentoring in Real Life

January 8, 2018

Mentoring is a “go-to” strategy for improving the educational, career and life trajectories of youth, but a critical perspective is often missing. Can mentoring program researchers and practitioners be truly effective in meeting the needs of youth of color without critical discussions and theories informing that research and practice?...

New Logo, New Name, Same Mission!

September 27, 2017

The Mentoring Partnership of Minnesota is now MENTOR Minnesota! Dear Friends, It is with great excitement that the Mentoring Partnership of Minnesota announces our brand refresh to showcase how we have evolved as an organization over the past 22 years. The Mentoring Partnership of Minnesota is now doing business...

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...

State of Mentoring Survey: Help MPM Record!

August 9, 2016

  The Mentoring Partnership of Minnesota (MPM) is in the middle of collecting The State of Mentoring in Minnesota survey results. If you have not signed up for the survey please do so on MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership which is managing the survey for MPM. It will be open...