2024 Annual Colorado Mentoring Summit

October 16-17

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Welcome to Ready, Set: Connect

Virtual and in-person spaces for learning and connecting

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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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MENTOR Colorado strives for the mentoring movement to be an inclusive space where every young person feels valued and respected. Join us in making mentorship accessible for all by elevating resources, opportunities, and communities aimed at intentionally supporting youth with disabilities.

There are many ways to show up for youth with disabilities this month and beyond:

1. Best Practices: Inclusive Mentoring for Youth with Disabilities Supplement to the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring

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2. Supporting Students on the Autism Spectrum: Student Mentor Guidelines

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3. Research Review: Mentoring for Youth with Disabilities

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4. Partners for Youth With Disabilities Webinar Series

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5. The Mentoring Effect: Youth Experiencing Disabilities Report

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5. Amplify mentorship by sharing your mentoring story.

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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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