MENTOR Newark is the New Jersey affiliate of MENTOR - the National Mentoring Partnership.
Our mission is to amplify and accelerate mentoring in New Jersey by:
1. Building the capacity of local mentoring organizations
2. Partnering with the Newark Board of Education to create quality mentoring opportunities for students in the city of Newark.
"Meditation Mentors" Launch
(above) In collaboration with Lotus Yoga and the Hanini Group MENTOR Newark welcomed well know video/movie director and the founder of Operation PreFrontal Cortex in Toronto, Canada to Newark to celebrate the launch with the participating high school students, their guests, Newark Board of Education Superintendent Roger Leon and many guests, partners, donors, stakeholders from the city of Newark.
The #NewarkisMentorCity Launch event at Walker House in Newark was a great night. We were able to celebrate the many youth mentoring organizations, leaders and mentees. Highlight of the evening was the unveiling of the stunning portraits created by Newark photographerTamara Fleming. Thank you all for your support. We are looking forward to a great year of mentoring in 2020.
COLLABORATIVE MENTORING WORK HAPPENING AT LAUNCHPAD NEWARK
Thank you to everyone that participated in the first MENTOR NEWARK Mentor Collab at Launchpad Newark. Great conversation, great people and a very productive afternoon. And thank you Congressman Donald Payne for your participation. Thank you Stephanie Parry (The Newark Trust for Education), Steve Hernandez (Newark Alliance) and Jhamar Youngblood (BlastApp) for joining us.
Check out the live social media feeds of our partner mentoring organizations.
See all the great mentoring work in real time! #newarkismentorcity #mentorverse #wherecommunityhappens