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2021 Carolinas Youth Mentoring Summit

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Join youth development experts from across the country for the 2021 Carolinas Youth Mentoring Summit (Virtual) on November 8 & 9, 2021.

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The 2021 Carolinas Youth Mentoring Summit will bring together individuals who represent the mentoring movement, including practitioners, researchers, philanthropic investors, youth leaders, government, and civic leaders. The Carolinas Mentoring Summit garners support from both the private and public sectors, including a group of local and national mentoring and youth-serving organizations.

This year's summit will explore topics that amplify the role of effective mentoring relationships, and provide attendees with practical tools and knowledge to bring to their own work.

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NOVEMBER 8 AGENDA-AT-A-GLANCE

8:30am – 8:45am Virtual Networking Lounge

8:45am – 9:00am Welcome

9:00am – 9:45am Morning Plenary Session

Philanthropic Partnerships: Living United for Racial Equity and Social Justice

  • Facilitator - Nick Allen, Chief Program Officer, United Way of the Greater Triangle
  • Panelist - Sam Smith, Director of External Engagement at United Way of Central Carolinas
  • Panelist - Dr. Edward Andrews, Executive Director, OnTrack Greenville, United Way of Greenville County

9:45am – 11:00am Concurrent Sessions

How Can Board Directors Advance Racial Justice?

  • Barbara Jessie-Black, Board Chair, MENTOR North Carolina

The Role of Evidence-Based Mentoring in Program Design

  • Sonia Frischemeier, VP of External Affairs, MENTOR North Carolina
  • Samuel Bellamy, Director of Training and Program Development, MENTOR North Carolina

11:00am – 11:15am Break

11:15am – 12:30pm Concurrent Sessions

Building Your Protégé’s Social Capital

  • ReZsaun Lewis, Executive Director, Lowcountry Youth Services

Improving Your Organization's Grant Portfolio

  • Samantha Fiori, Senior Manager of Institutional Giving, MENTOR National

Combatting White Saviorism in Mentoring Programs

  • Marisa Hattab, Associate Director of Programs, MENTOR Nebraska

12:30pm – 1:15pm Lunch / Virtual Networking Lounge

1:15pm – 2:00pm Afternoon Plenary Session

Emerging from the Crisis: Out-of-School Time Programs & COVID-19

  • Zelda Q. Waymer, President & CEO, South Carolina Afterschool Alliance
  • Steve Vassor, CEO, cfurther company

2:00pm – 2:15pm Day 1 Recap and Wrap Up

4:30pm - 6:00pm Virtual Vibes, Networking, and Cocktails

  • DJ Steve Vassor

NOVEMBER 9 AGENDA-AT-A-GLANCE

8:30am – 8:45am Virtual Networking Lounge

8:45am – 9:00am Welcome

9:00am – 9:45am Morning Plenary Session

Corporate Partnerships: Companies Who Advance the Mentoring Movement

  • Michael J. DeStefano, Global Alumni Leader, EY
  • Leah Bordoun, Vice President, ALKU

9:45am – 11:00am Concurrent Sessions

Collaboration and Sustainability: Supporting and Engaging First-Generation and Low-Income Students in the College Process

  • Steven M. Taylor, Academic Advisor/Instructor, Coastal Carolina University

Advocacy and Elected Officials: How to Engage

  • Facilitator - Dr. Sheronda W. Fleming, Director, NC Center for Afterschool Programs
  • Panelist - Councilman Jason Sakran, District 3, SC
  • Panelist - Representative Krystle N. Matthews, District 117, SC
  • Panelist - Commissioner Karen Howard, Chatham County, NC
  • Panelist - Commissioner Kevin Austin, Yadkin County, NC

11:00am – 11:15am Break

11:15am – 12:30pm Concurrent Sessions

Reflecting on Relationships: Tools to Create Mentoring Relationships for Long-Term Impact

  • Bryan Hatcher, Founder, Architek Studios

Empowering Mentors

  • Mary Sheka, Director, MENTOR Iowa

The Power of Partnerships

  • Tabitha D. James, Business Strategist + Lead Facilitator, SHEAM Strategic Consulting Group

12:30pm – 1:15pm Lunch / Virtual Networking Lounge

1:15pm – 2:00pm Afternoon Plenary Session

Mentoring and the National Fight for Racial Justice

  • Dr. Torie Weiston-Serdan, Executive Director, YMAN
  • David Shapiro, CEO, MENTOR
  • Rey Saldaña, President & CEO, Communities in Schools

2:00pm – 2:15pm Conference Wrap Up

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Organizer MENTOR North Carolina

Organizer of 2021 Carolinas Youth Mentoring Summit

MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership is the unifying champion for expanding quality youth mentoring relationships in the United States. For more than 25 years, MENTOR has served the mentoring field by providing a public voice and developing and delivering resources to mentoring programs nationwide.

As a local Affiliate, MENTOR North Carolina is dedicated to increasing the number of youth in quality mentoring relationships across North Carolina while working to address the systemic barriers that young people face on a daily basis. This work will occur through a range of capacity building efforts promoting quality for mentoring through evidence-based standards, innovative research, and essential tools.

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