Between April and July 2018, Maryland MENTOR hosted a total of 15 town hall meetings with mentoring providers throughout the state to learn more about their assets and challenges, the youth they serve, and the types of support that could help strengthen programs. “Upholding the Covenant – State of Mentoring in Maryland 2018″ is a comprehensive report of our findings from those town hall meetings.
From Director Sadiq Ali: We are excited about this report for so many reasons, but chiefly because we feel it honors the tremendous work our mentoring program partners have done and are doing. The report also highlights, very clearly, how literally everyone can get involved to bring meaningful mentoring relationships to every child in Maryland.
Upholding the Covenant Report Launch Events
Recap of Listening Tour 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, or even relevant, without the input of the folx who have been doing this work way before our inception. The people like YOU, who have been going strong and making a difference even without an entity like Maryland MENTOR providing additional supports…” Read the rest of Maryland MENTOR Reflections Blog Post