For this year's Red Ribbon Week, Mentor Foundation USA's Youth Advisory Committee decided to meet with young people and promote the important cause of drug prevention with peers on campus! Read more about their efforts and take their quiz on national statistics regarding drug prevention, in this month’s Youth Perspective article.
Get to know Mentor Foundation USA’s newly elected Vice President and member of the Board of Directors, Diana Villarreal. Diana Villarreal is the Principal and CEO at ACREAUS, a company that helps clients establish innovative growth strategies to reach business goals. Diana’s commitment to advancing social justice and serving those less fortunate with love is a guiding principle in her life, and she is also the founder of two non-profit organizations: Project Hope International and Career Confidence. Read more about her successful career, passion for helping others and vision for the future of Mentor Foundation USA.
We would like to extend our happiest birthday wishes to Mentor USA’s much appreciated Ambassador Dolph Lundgren, and thank him for his outstanding work and important contributions to Mentor Foundation USA!
Giving Tuesday—a day when millions of people around the world come together to unleash a wave of generosity is taking place on November 29. This year marks the ten-year anniversary for this celebration. Take the opportunity to give and join us to contribute to a more generous world!
Mentor Foundation USA joined DEA’s Operation Engage’s initiative for their Back to School giveaway event —“Cutz & Convo”— in Inglewood, L.A. earlier this fall. Children between the ages of 4 to 18 were offered free haircuts as well as school supplies, vision screening, music, food, and coronavirus testing and vaccinations.
Take part in the insights, advice, and work of Mentor Foundation USA’s Chairman of the Board, Marie-Thérèse Allen, in this in-depth interview. Read about some of the challenges she has encountered throughout her successful 40+ years career, her best advice and lessons learned, as well as her own take on why the mission of Mentor USA is so important.
Alyssa Lein Bryant (Smith) serves as a true inspiration for youth with her interesting career journey and insightfulness. We had the opportunity to speak with her about how she came to work for the legendary Quincy Jones Productions, Inc. before starting her own company, her best advice for young ambitious people, mentoring, and much more.
As this school year is coming to an end, Delaney Hatfield from Mentor USA’s Youth Advisory Committee shares her thoughts on overcoming the challenges of choosing a career path, as well as some very insightful and concrete advice on this matter, in this month’s Youth Perspective article.
After approximately two years of not being able to connect with youth in person, Mentor USA is happy to finally be back visiting schools and meeting inspiring students and young people! During May, we paid a visit to Oaks Christian School in California as they arranged their first-ever Film Festival.
In light of Mental Health Awareness Month, Mentor USA’s fantastic Youth Advisory Committee looked further into what mental health means for young people today. In this article, the President of the Youth Advisory Committee, Jeremy Dawidowicz, shares the answers from some of the students, and encourages everyone to reflect on what mental health means to you?