The May 19 and 20 Tutor/Mentor Leadership and Networking Conference will be held this week. While we are stretched thin to pull the conference together, we've found that we now have a major problem editing the links in the T/MC Library and Chicago Programs area.
How many non profits have an advertising strategy that draws attention, volunteers and dollars to their program throughout the year? This new Tutor/Mentor Connection video shows what such a strategy might look like. It also show how volunteers, business leaders and others can use their own talent and technology to build support for volunteer-based tutor/mentor programs.
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.
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.
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