January Proclaimed National Mentoring Month in Nebraska

  January marked the start of National Mentoring Month. Created in 2002 by the Harvard School of Public Health and MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, National Mentoring Month focuses national attention on the need for mentors, as well as how each of us—individuals, businesses, government agencies, schools, faith communities and nonprofits—can work together to increase […]

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National Mentoring Month

Across the country, January is known as National Mentoring Month. January is a great time to re-assess your commitments and considering giving back to your community in the form of youth mentoring!  This year’s slogan – Be Someone Who Matters To Someone Who Matters – encompasses the true meaning and power of mentoring relationships.  A […]

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For Immediate Release

For Immediate Release

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 […]

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MMP Summit News

MMP Summit News

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 […]

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Collective Impact

Collective Impact

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 […]

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2014 Advocate of the Year

2014 Advocate of the Year

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 […]

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