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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MIDLANDS MENTORING PARTNERSHIP WELCOMES NEW PARTNER MEMBER PROGRAM

By Whitney Mastin In November 2013, Midlands Mentoring Partnership (MMP) welcomed Joslyn Art Museum’s Kent Bellows Mentoring Program as its newest Partner Member.  MMP is thrilled to have this unique, arts-focused mentoring program as a member. The MMP membership process can take a number of months.  In order to become a Partner Member of MMP, […]

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The ABC of peer mentoring – what secondary students have to say about cross-age peer mentoring

Cross-age peer mentoring is a community-based model that utilizes peer relationships in order to promote positive youth development. In order to maintain a greater degree of power imbalance than typical of a friendship there is a minimum of a 2 year age difference between the mentor and mentee, this allows the older youth to help […]

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