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To be Especially Proud

July 16, 2020

By: Maranda Carlson Pride: normally defined as, a feeling or deep pleasure or satisfaction derived from one’s own achievements, the achievements of those with whom one is closely associated, or from qualities or possessions that are widely admired. Except,  Pride means something so much more during the month of...

We Need to Tackle (Responsibly) These Issues Head On

July 16, 2020

By: Sadiq Ali Now what? This has been a really tough several weeks for our country. Personally, I haven’t been this sad or emotionally drained in a while. I’ve cried listening to people on TV share their truth. I’ve cried listening to the countless stories of friends and family...

An Honoring of Mentors

July 9, 2020

By: Horace Anding Wow, my first blog entry ever and I was really trying to think of what to discuss. That’s when I got inspired by a song entitled “Will” by Joyner Lucas.  He wrote this song about his idol Will Smith and pays homage to how much Will inspires...

Mental Health Awareness

May 19, 2020

By:Maranda Carlson Hi Beautiful People, I want to bring insight into how important the month of May is. This month brings awareness to something that is near and dear to my heart: mental health. However, I think this May, with the times we are in, it is more important...

Self Care During COVID-19

May 19, 2020

By: Sara Haile I’m sure you have heard the buzz word, or even uttered it yourself lately: “SELF-CARE”. Earlier this week, a friend texted to check on how I was doing amidst this new life we are currently living. She mentioned how she is “taking the time to  self...

Maryland MENTOR’s Top 10 2019 Moments!

December 20, 2019

1. Maryland MENTOR Representing at the Obama Foundation MBK Rising! Convening MBK Rising! is a convening that brought together in Oakland the growing network of MBK Communities, elected officials, cross-sector leaders, and young men of color and the organizations working hard to help them achieve their dreams. Our ED...

National Mentoring Summit 2019- A Recap

February 8, 2019

The team at Maryland MENTOR had another terrific year at the National Mentoring Summit. For our VISTA’s, it was their first time ever! “I really appreciate the Summit so much because it puts to rest this age old question ‘am I alone in this work?’. That question and many...

Maryland MENTOR’s Top 10 2018

December 29, 2018

2018 was certainly an exciting year for us! Since our relaunch in January, we’ve hit the ground running as one of the newest affiliates of the National Mentoring Partnership. Our commitment to the youth and the programs that serve them, have been the driving force in our work. 2019...

WATCH: Maryland MENTOR on Comcast Newsmakers

October 16, 2018

Our Director, Sadiq had the opportunity to speak with Elena Russo, of Comcast Newsmakers to discuss our release of Upholding the Convenant. Check out the full video here!  

#UTC2018 – Maryland MENTOR’s Reflections from the Road

October 15, 2018

We did it yall. 200 hours on the road and 100 boxes of pizza later, we have the culmination (and simultaneously the commencement) of everyone’s hard work and solid participation in our statewide listening tour. When Maryland MENTOR launched, there was never a mistake that we couldn’t be successful,...