Mentorship is a method of nontraditional teaching open to anyone who's willing.

President Obama may be near the end of his presidency, but his youth mentoring program is going strong. Chair of My Brother's Keeper Broderick Johnson delivered that message at the 25th annual NAN convention.

Manifest Your Destiny launches a year-long focus on at-risk Black boys. The mentoring program is marking the 10th anniversary of founder Hill Harper's bestseller, Letters to a Young Brother.

Baltimore County Schools Superintendent announces the launch of a mentoring program for at-risk minority male students. At a midday luncheon, he asked local business leaders for support.


When Ted Gustus was a boy, he found his mother dead, lying on the floor of their railroad flat in Brooklyn’s Bedford-Stuyvesant. In the background, Sam Cooke’s “A Change is Gonna Come” was playing. Both of them, mother and child, were affected by her alcohol abuse. But Gustus was no victim. Simultaneously, he experienced a death […]


  As a mentor of African-American male youth in the community, one of the things I’m constantly looking for is information and resources. But whether you’re a coach, counselor, part-time teacher or all of those things in one, there’s hardly enough time to look for ways to get what you need to improve what you’re […]