The Chicago Mentoring Collaborative (CMC) supports the development of a K – 16 pipeline of school and community-based mentoring programs that are effective, sustainable, culturally relevant and grass-roots driven to ensure youth are equipped with the skills and opportunities needed to succeed.
January is National Mentoring Month!
In January, join us in elevating the power of relationships by highlighting the benefits of mentoring, discussing best practices for supporting young people, and sharing inspiring stories from the mentoring field. Check out the important dates below and the national mentoring month toolkit to celebrate all month long with your networks via social media, email, and the web!
JANUARY 6: I AM A MENTOR DAY
Why did you choose to become a #mentor? What has the experience taught you?
Celebrate I Am a Mentor Day today by sharing your story and inspiring others to do the same.
JANUARY 17: INTERNATIONAL MENTORING DAY
Around the world, mentoring support systems that uplift youth & strengthen communities. Today, on #InternationalMentoringDay, share your mentoring story & let us know why you joined the movement.
JANUARY 17: DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY OF SERVICE
We honor Dr. MLK Jr. by continuing his fight for a just and equitable world.
By building relationships and communities where people feel heard, are valued and respected.
JANUARY 27: THANK YOUR MENTOR DAY
Post with a show of gratitude for those in your life who have
provided support and guidance.