Thursday, June 21, 2018 1:00 PM ~ 2:30 AM ET


Youth-initiated mentoring involves engaging non-parental adults from young people’s own social networks to serve as mentors. Panelists will discuss what the research says about this innovative practice and how to support young people as they identify and connect with a mentor.  



Sarah Schwartz, PhD - Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Suffolk University 

Melissa Beagley – Mentoring Services Coordinator, Midlands Mentoring Partnership

Ellie Cuifalo – Youth Mentor Program Coordinator, Klingberg Family Centers