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Mentor Chat Podcast Season 3

Welcome to Season 3 of our Mentor Chat podcast!  Join TMP'ers Michelle and Ashley for discussion around the mentoring movement and how everyone can play a role in supporting young people.  Real-life tips, introspective questions, special guests...there's something for everyone!  Click below to listen or search "Mentor Chat" on all major podcast listening platforms.

S3 E4: WHERE YOUTH LIVE, LEARN, WORK AND PLAY WITH MENTOR NY'S BRENDA JIMENEZ

Imagine if we surrounded young people with mentors everywhere that they live, learn, work and play.  What if we focused not only on building new connections, but also on strengthening existing relationships?  

In our last interview of Season 3, we're talking with Brenda Jimenez, CEO of MENTOR New York.  Listen in to hear about the incredible work happening in New York related to access, racial equity and being there for young people!

S3 E3: MENTORING IN THE WORKPLACE WITH CHARLINE ALEXANDRE-JOSEPH

Entering the workforce as a young person is tough! In this episode of Mentor Chat, we talk with Charline Alexandre-Joseph, Senior Director of Systems Innovation (formerly Director of Workforce Development) at MENTOR, about recruiting, supporting and retaining young people in the workplace. This is a conversation relevant to adults, young people, employers and employees - so don't miss out!

S3 E2: BECOMING A BETTER MENTOR WITH MIKE GARRINGER

Wouldn't it be nice if there was a handbook for everything? Well now at least there's a handbook for how to be a better mentor to young people! In this interview, Ashley and Michelle talk with Mike Garringer about MENTOR's new free resource for any adult. Becoming a Better Mentor: Strategies to Be There for Young People is rooted in research, written by experts and includes real-world advice and strategies for how mentors can “be there” for young people. You don't want to miss this relevant and informative conversation! 

S3 E1: THE MENTORING MOVEMENT

You've heard us talk all about mentoring, but what does working in the mentoring field really look like? Who is TMP and what do we do? What's happening in the mentoring movement nationally and in other places around the country? In this introduction to Season 3, Michelle and Ashley provide some context around these questions and lay the groundwork for an exciting season talking with affiliate partners around the country who are pushing the mentoring movement forward!