MENTOR: National Mentoring Partnership, a national organization that supports and advocates for mentoring initiatives worldwide, announced the formation of the Illinois Mentoring Partnership, which aims to serve as the unifying champion for quality youth mentoring in Illinois. With support from MacArthur, the Illinois Mentoring Partnership will provide resources, technical assistance, heightened public awareness, and advocacy for the state’s mentoring initiatives. Illinois joins 28 other state and local partnerships within MENTOR’s network, which serves more than 3 million children nationwide.

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