News & Events

October is STEM Mentoring Month

October 8, 2019

One of the fastest-growing areas of the mentoring movement is the use of mentors to get young people interested in, planning toward, and persisting in science-related educational and career opportunities. Much has been written in the last decade about the challenges America’s students are having engaging in STEM subjects...

Peer Mentoring: Considerations For Your Program

October 2, 2019

Join us on Thursday, October 24 for a webinar focused on best practices for peer-to-peer mentoring programs. Panelists will discuss current research and challenges in the field as well as considerations for those looking to develop and/or strengthen their peer mentoring program.

Register For The 10th Annual National Mentoring Summit!

September 27, 2019

Registration is now open! Early Bird: (if registered by October 7, 2019) $345| Standard: $ 395 2020 National Mentoring Summit   Early bird rates of $345 (or $425 for the Philanthropic Partnership Track) will be in effect through Monday, October 7, 2019. Register now to ensure you take advantage of this...

Announcing… Our new Executive Director!

April 19, 2018

Greetings! I’m honored to join MENTOR Washington as executive director because of my lifelong belief in the powerful impact that one committed adult role model can have in a young person’s life. I’m excited to begin working with our stellar board and staff team to build an effective, sustainable...

Oprah discusses Childhood Trauma and the Power of Relationships

March 6, 2018

In a preview of a great new segment on 60 Minutes, Oprah discusses the role childhood trauma plays on children’s lives, and how important it is as adults and as organizations to be able to consider it. She says her own school has gone from a model of asking...

Statement from Board Chair

February 2, 2018

On behalf of MENTOR Washington, previously Mentoring Works Washington, I would like to thank you for your dedication to youth in our state. We feel honored to work with over 100 formal youth mentoring programs in Washington and our new partners in schools and the workplace. Our new name,...