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Friday, March 25, 2011
Discuss Collective Impact and Philanthropic Investment
By tutormentor2 @ 2:34 PM :: 4522 Views :: Article Rating :: Funding and Philanthropy, Mentoring, T/MC

In this discussion form section I've posted some links to articles about Collective Impact. This may be valuable information for any organization working to bring people together and support their actions over a period of years.  There must be others writing about this. If you know of other articles, please submit links using the comments section.

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Friday, March 18, 2011
Meet Tutor/Mentor Connection in "in the arena" community
By tutormentor2 @ 11:31 AM :: 4663 Views :: Article Rating :: Funding and Philanthropy, Mentoring, Planning, T/MC

Dare Mighty Things, based in New Hampshire,  has launched an "In the Arena" community forum to draw together people woking with youth, with similar goals to the Tutor/Mentor Connection, based in Chicago.  This article introduces Dan Bassill of Tutor/Mentor Connection to their community.  I hope you'll join me there.

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Thursday, March 17, 2011
Tutor/Mentor Conference will be May 19 and 20 in Matteson, Il
By tutormentor2 @ 11:17 AM :: 4289 Views :: Article Rating :: Funding and Philanthropy, Mentoring, T/MC, Volunteering

The Spring Tutor/Mentor Leadership and Networking Conference will be held on May 19 and 20 at Victory Apostelic Church in Matteson, Il.  Speakers and workshop presenters are now being recruited. If you'd like to present information about tutoring/mentoring, capacity building, marketing, fund raising, collaboration, evaluation, etc., please submit a proposal using the form on the conference web site which is http://www.tutormentorconference.org 

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Thursday, March 3, 2011
Panel discussion on the topic of philanthropy - March 15 in Chicago
By tutormentor2 @ 5:59 PM :: 2250 Views :: Article Rating :: Funding and Philanthropy

The Chicago Tribune is hosting a panel discussion on the topic of philanthropy on Tuesday, March 15 at the Northwestern University Law School in Chicago. Editorial Page Editor Bruce Dold will be interviewing panelists from Groupon, SCE, The Joyce Foundation, Aspire and Metropolitan Family Services. Would you be able to share information about this event with your colleagues at Cabrini Connections? If you have an events calendar or place we can display posters or leave fliers, we would appreciate the exposure and would love to have members of the nonprofit community at the event. The attached image is a flier that contains all of this information.

Tickets are available at tribnation.com/events.
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Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Helping tutor/mentor programs grow to be good, then great
By tutormentor2 @ 6:15 PM :: 3851 Views :: Article Rating :: Tutor/Mentor Connection Editorials, Volunteering

How can volunteers, businesses, universities and philanthropists help tutor/mentor programs grow from good to great?

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Dallas Morning News
, USA
- Feb 16, 2008
- Feb 16, 2008
She raised thousands of dollars to support tutoring and mentoring of poor, struggling students. Eventually, she started another nonprofit, the I Am That I ...
Southtown Star
, USA
- Feb 17, 2008
- Feb 17, 2008
"Being a tutor was interesting because I was able to help a student go from a D to a B in one of his classes," Ramirez said. ...
Earthtimes
, UK
- Feb 12, 2008
- Feb 12, 2008
CLE professional staff members work closely with students to provide structured tutoring sessions, independent living skills training and social outings. ...
Chicago Tribune
- Feb 10, 2008
- Feb 10, 2008
Olcer learned how to prepare raw food at Cousin's restaurant in Chicago, tutored by the Turkish chef Mehmet Ak. On a trip to India, she brought greens that ...
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