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Mentors Inc, Washington, District of Columbia

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Address: 1012 14th Street NW
Washington, District of Columbia  20005  
United States
Is 501(c)(3) nonprofit certified by the IRS?: Yes
Number of Volunteers Serving Nationally: 100
Number of People Being Served: 200
EIN: 52-1547224
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Mission Statement


The Mentors, Inc. mission is to increase the graduation rates and success of Washington, D.C.Â’s public high school students by pairing them with caring adult volunteers in structured and enriched mentoring relationships that promote their personal, academic and career development.

Description


93% of Mentors, Inc. seniors graduated from high school, compared to less than 60% for their DC peers. 85% of Mentors, Inc. graduates went off to college, compared to less than 30% of their DC peers. 90% of Mentors, Inc. mentor-protege pairs lasted at least one year, compared to 38% nationally. Mentors, Inc. creates and supports mentoring relationships for students who are enrolled in any traditional or charter public senior high school. We provide ongoing individualized support, and enrichment opportunities in the areas of college, career, and community service exposure, exploration, and planning. Graduating seniors are eligible for college scholarships. We connect proteges and mentors to a world of opportunities through our monthly online newsletter. And to make sure our efforts yield the best results for our students, we follow the BEST PRACTICES of MENTOR, National Mentoring Partnership.

93% of Mentors, Inc. seniors graduated from high school, compared to less than 60% for their DC peers. 85% of Mentors, Inc. graduates went off to college, compared to less than 30% of their DC peers. 90% of Mentors, Inc. mentor-protege pairs lasted at least one year, compared to 38% nationally. Mentors, Inc. creates and supports mentoring relationships for students who are enrolled in any traditional or charter public senior high school. We provide ongoing individualized support, and enrichment opportunities in the areas of college, career, and community service exposure, exploration, and planning. Graduating seniors are eligible for college scholarships. We connect proteges and mentors to a world of opportunities through our monthly online newsletter. And to make sure our efforts yield the best results for our students, we follow the BEST PRACTICES of MENTOR, National Mentoring Partnership.

Mission Statement: The Mentors, Inc. mission is to increase the graduation rates and success of Washington, D.C.Â’s public high school students by pairing them with caring adult volunteers in structured and enriched mentoring relationships that promote their personal, academic and career development.

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Program Type:


Youth Program

Do you Require Formal Orientation Training?


Yes