View previously offered trainings hosted by MENTOR Minnesota below.

Bagels and Best Practice: Monitoring and Support

MENTOR Minnesota hosted a conversation on EEP standard 5: monitoring and support with Heidi Landeberg from FamilyWise and Toni Lampley from Volunteer Iowa/MENTOR Iowa.

Lunch and Learn: Grief and Trauma-Informed Mentoring

Join MENTOR MN as we share out some helpful tools & resources regarding Grief and Trauma-Informed Mentoring. We will be joined by the program leadership team from Girls Rise Up & She Climbs Mountains along with their program liaison from Big Brothers Big Sisters to discuss the intersectionality of grief and trauma informed mentoring to best support young people experiencing loss.

Lunch and Learn: Screening: Providing a Mentoring Safety Barrier

Join the MENTOR Minnesota team and Kelly Latterell from Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities ( and Tim Landsberger from the McDowell Agency Inc. ( in a discussion on ensuring safety when screening mentors through various methods, including screening questions and background checks.

Bagels and Best Practice: Let's Rock Recruitment!

MENTOR Minnesota is joined by Julie Richards and Andrew Mua from Brooklyn Bridge Alliance for Youth in addition to Janae Olinger from BestPrep to discuss recruitment tactics to help expand your program!

Bagels and Best Practice: Building Strong Mentoring Relationships

C.L.U.E.S.' Tanya Schuh and the YMCA's Darius Lyles join MENTOR Minnesota to discuss building strong relationships with young people.

Lunch and Learn: Sneak Peek of the New Mentoring Connector

Facilitated by Shylana Roman and Oussama Ouadani of the MENTOR National team, MENTOR Minnesota and local programs get a sneak peak of the **new** Mentoring Connector. The Mentoring Connector is sometimes called the yellow-pages of mentoring programs - it is your one stop shop to register as a mentoring program to recruit volunteers or for individuals to seek out mentors or mentoring experiences in their geographic area. The new connector goes live this fall! 

Bagels and Best Practice: LGBTQ Mentoring pilot cohort

Bolder Options, Kids N Kinship, and Queer Space Collective join MENTOR Minnesota in a discussion of key learnings from their participation in the MMN/MENTOR National LGBTQ pilot program.

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