Midlands Mentoring Partnership (MMP), in collaboration with the Metro Omaha Educational Consortium, the Buffett Early Childhood Institute and the Iowa Mentoring Partnership, will host the 5th Annual Midlands Mentoring Partnership Summit and Youth Development Luncheon on Wednesday, March 19, at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha. MMP’s one-day summit and luncheon will feature keynote speaker Paul […]
Each year, Midlands Mentoring Partnership (MMP) brings hundreds of youth providers, mentoring professionals, mentors, school personnel, community and business leaders, policymakers, and a wide audience together to focus on best practices for youth mentoring and youth development. The 5th Annual Midlands Mentoring Partnership Summit & Youth Development Luncheon, held on March 19th, 2014, at the […]
“It’s one of the most rewarding things I’ve ever done in my life, and I mentor children myself. It really touches your hear when you start seeing them really wanting to get advice, counsel and also cry to you about things that aren’t going right for them. I think everybody should be a mentor” – […]
By: Whitney Mastin Midlands Mentoring Partnership (MMP) is a collective impact organization that works in cooperation with mentoring programs serving the Omaha metropolitan area. According to John Kania & Mark Kramer in an article titled Collective Impact, published in the Stanford Social Innovation Review in 2011, “successful Collective Impact initiatives typically have five conditions that […]
Midlands Mentoring Partnership is excited to announce our 2014 Mentor Advocate of the Year, Mutual of Omaha and Mutual of Omaha Foundation, nominated by Youth Emergency Services (YES). According to MMP Executive Director, Deborah Neary, “the Advocate of the Year award honors a business or organization that is committed to helping young people achieve their […]
Midlands Mentoring Partnership’s Whitney Mastin explains the importance of mentoring in this radio interview. Please read more here at KIOS.
Thank you to metroMAGAZINE for highlighting National Mentoring Month and the 5th Annual Mentoring Summit & Youth Development Luncheon. Midlands Mentoring Partnership appreciates the support Omaha gives to quality mentoring efforts. View the 16 page metroMAGAZINE mentoring-focused pull-out here!
Seeing a child’s face light up with excitement, listening to a teen express feelings, laughing while playing a board game, or discussing future academic goals may all be shining moments of a mentoring relationship, but quality, successful matches do not happen with the wave of a magic wand. Midlands Mentoring Partnership (MMP) exists to ensure […]