MMP Director of Operations, Whitney Mastin, Presents Youth Initiated Mentoring Workshop at MENTOR Summit

The last week of January was a big week for the staff at Midlands Mentoring Partnership. Not only was it the final week of National Mentoring Month, it was also the week of the annual MENTOR summit, hosted by the National Mentoring Partnership. Held in Washington, DC, mentoring programs from across the country descended on […]

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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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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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metroMAGAZINE: National Mentoring Month

metroMAGAZINE: National Mentoring Month

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!

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National Mentoring Month with Focus on Quality Mentoring

National Mentoring Month with Focus on Quality Mentoring

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 […]

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