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It’s National Mentoring Month, and New York IBEW Local Shows How It’s Done

Erin Hill (center, front row) with members of the IBEW Local 3 mentoring program.

January is National Mentoring Month, and our friends at the Berger-Marks Foundation are highlighting the mentoring program that New York City Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 3 shop steward Erin Sullivan helped establish in the 11,000 member local in 2011.

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Working Families Support Mentoring Program in Palm Beach County, Fla.

Working Families Support Mentoring Program in Palm Beach County, Fla.

Working families in Palm Beach County, Fla., are teaming up with the United Way and the Children's Services Council for the annual M2K mentoring program that is looking to raise funds to sponsor 2,000 children to participate in the program for one year. At the cost of $2,000 per student, which is a significant goal, unions are stepping up to help out children and youths between the ages of 5 and 21.

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Don't Know Much About Mentoring? Here's How You Learn More

New Union Mentoring Guide Helps Build Future Leaders

January is National Mentoring Month 2013, and the Institute for Women's Policy Research and the Berger-Marks Foundation continue to encourage unions to expand their mentoring efforts and institutionalize mentoring as part of their training efforts. The two organizations produced The Next Generation: A Handbook for Mentoring Future Union Leaders and are producing a series of workshops to help introduce mentoring concepts and help unions put together mentoring programs.

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