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Join us in celebrating Black History Month


Join the MENTOR Colorado Partnership

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New Youth Action Board

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Becoming a Better Mentor:

Strategies to Be There for Young People

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Announcing a New Partnership:

Denver Public Safety Youth Mentor Program

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Our Vision

Every young person in Colorado will have the supportive relationships they need to grow, connect, and thrive.

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We’re joining those across the nation in honoring the historic contributions of Black Americans, celebrating the Black voices of today, and recognizing the need for greater equality and inclusion.

February is Black History Month

Join us in amplifying and honoring Black voices throughout February and beyond! Click below for MENTOR's webinars, downloads, and actionable ways to honor this month's celebration.

1. Read | "Tips for Leading with Intention and Taking Action Steps in the Fight for Racial Justice"

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2. Watch | "Mentoring Black and Brown Girls"

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3. Watch | "Amplifying the Voices of Black Girls"

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4. Watch |  "We See You - Mentoring Boys and Young Men of Color Through a Racial Equity Lens"

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5. Share | Amplify stories of mentorship from Black communities

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6. Learn | Review comprehensive selection of resources

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Mentoring and Mental Health

We're thrilled to share the insightful video below featuring MENTOR Colorado Executive Director Lindsey Cali, SCD Enrichment Program Founder/CEO Shalelia Dillard, and STAR Girlz Empowerment Founder/Executive Director Shalonda Palmer. Premiered before an audience of over 1,300 at the 2024 MENTOR National Mentoring Summit, this video highlights the vital connection between mentoring and mental health.


Mentoring Black and Brown Girls

Another inspiring video highlighting Colorado mentoring that premiered before an audience of over 1,300 at the 2024 MENTOR National Mentoring Summit! Witness how mentoring amplifies the connection that develops by knowing and overcoming shared struggles, and the transformative influence of representation. Special thanks to SCD Enrichment Program and STAR Girlz Empowerment for joining us in this important project.


 Custom Training and Consulting

Mentoring is good but quality mentoring is better!  MENTOR Colorado exists to strengthen the quality of mentoring throughout Colorado by providing capacity building support to mentoring and youth serving programs.  

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Invest in Colorado's Youth

Your gift helps increase our capacity to close the mentoring gap and drive equity through quality mentoring relationships for young people.


Program Resources

Raise your voice, share your knowledge, and affect positive change through engagement with Congress and other influencers in your communities by calling on them to prioritize relationships for young people.


Our Work

At MENTOR Colorado, our goal is clear: to ensure every young person in Colorado will have a quality mentoring relationship. We're on a mission to transform the quality and significantly increase the quantity of mentoring relationships for Colorado's young people.

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