National Mentoring Summit 2023

Mentoring is a Collaboration!

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Join Youth Collaboratory at our Summit workshops!

Thursday, January 26th

  • Culture as a Protective Factor: Centering Black Voices, Leadership and Community Partnerships in Mentoring  
    • 9:25 am - 10:55 am ET
    • Independence Salon F 
    • Presented by Kanesha Lenore Jean-Baptiste and Joy Thompson
  • Creating Resilient Communities to Prevent Youth Homelessness 
    • 12:45 pm - 2:15 pm ET
    • Virtual: Zoom Room 2 
    • Presented by Kendel Arthur and Evelyn Bagley
  • Trauma-Informed Partnerships with Black Girls at Risk or Impacted by Commercial Sexual Exploitation
    • 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm ET
    • Virtual: Zoom Room 1 
    • Presented by Makayla Dawkins, Martine Jones, and Dasha Pettway

Friday, January 27th

  • Trauma-Informed Partnerships with Black Girls at Risk or Impacted by Commercial Sexual Exploitation
    • 8:45 am - 10:15 am ET
    • Independence Salon D 
    • Presented by Makayla Dawkins, Martine Jones, and Dasha Pettway

 

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As a membership, together, we drive practice and policy innovation, creating real changes for the youth and families we serve. Each of us has a critical role - and Youth Collaboratory will support you in engaging in and amplifying your voice in the youth service field.

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SURVEY - CULTURE AS A PROTECTIVE FACTOR: CENTERING BLACK VOICES, LEADERSHIP, AND COMMUNITY TO SUPPORT BLACK GIRLS

Youth Collaboratory and our partners at the Center for Court Innovation are seeking input from individuals working with the anti-trafficking movement and adjacent fields to share how your program recognizes culture to support participants in their healing and growth journeys. We are looking for 100 participants identifying with Black, Afro, and African female identities for this survey.

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YOUNG LEADERS, JOIN OUR GROWING TEAM!

The Youth Catalyst Team and the Girls Action Board is expanding and we are recruiting new members to join our teams. Click here for more information about who we are and here to submit an application. The deadline to apply has been extended to February 10, 2023.