The New Jersey affiliate of MENTOR -
the National Mentoring Partnership.
MENTOR Newark's mission is to amplify and accelerate mentoring in New Jersey by building the capacity of local mentoring organizations and partnering with the local school districts to create quality, relevant mentoring opportunities for students all over New Jersey.
WEST SIDE HIGH SCHOOL: RAO's (SOVOS) invited their West Side High School mentees to a morning of mentoring, learning and incredible food at their Montclair, New Jersey headquarters . Student-mentees learned more about RAO's brand and participated in the preparation of a fabulous lunch using RAO's products. Thank you again!
SCIENCE PARK HIGH SCHOOL: Thank you to our corporate mentoring partners Trillium and the owners and staff at Battleground Country Club in Manalapan Township for a GREAT day of golf and new experiences. FORE!
UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOL: CONGRATULATIONS to all of the University High School R.I.S.E. Mentoring Program students. They are the FIRST cohort of the R.I.S.E. Mentoring program which just completed it's inaugural year. Next year they will be mentored again but the will also mentor new University High School students and help them make the difficult transition from middle school to high school.
Thank you to our corporate mentoring partners for reaching out and mentoring NBOE student-mentees virtually. These rewarding sessions and the MENTOR Newark app have allowed NBOE high school students to engage regularly with their mentors.
1. For June 2022 our MentorVerse Conversation featured a Breakfast and a Special Conversation about Creating and Sustaining Mentoring Initiatives for Black and Brown Boys. This is a conversation for men creating, growing and managing mentoring programs for Black and Brown young men. Thank you to all of our participants and to Kai Campbell and his team at The Yard in Military Park, Newark.
2. In July our MentorVerse Conversation featured Tish Johnson-Jones, Executive Director GreenLight Fund-Greater Newark discussed the GreenLight Funds plans in Greater Newark with our local mentoring partners. Thank you again to Kai Campbell and the team at Burger Walla on Halsey Street (Newark) for hosting us and providing the food.
WEEQUAHIC HIGH SCHOOL AND EAGLE ACADEMY FOR YOUNG MEN OF NEWARK: Thank you to Ethan Medley, Director of Community Relations and Youth Football at New York Football Giants and his team for mentoring students from Weequahic HS and Eagle Academy. They are teaching them about careers in professional sports off the field.
2021 HIGHLIGHTS: THE R.I.S.E. MENTORING PROGRAM HAS ARRIVED!
A new innovative and engaging School Based Mentoring Program at University High School (Newark) in partnership with Montclair State University and MENTOR Newark 25 University High School student mentees + 25 Montclair State University student mentors
We are in this work TOGETHER. Thank you to our local mentoring partners.
Check out the live social media feeds of our partner mentoring organizations.
See all the great mentoring work in real time! #newarkismentorcity #mentorverse #wherecommunityhappens
N E W A R K
If you're interested in becoming a mentor,
contact us here:
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Newark, New Jersey 07102