New Alberta Mentoring Partnership Webinar Series – REGISTER TODAY!

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FOCUS for Resiliency and Success: Focus on Critical Underlying Strengths Join us for a Webinar on May 3– 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Presenter: Chris Trout – Speaker, author and life coach. Learn more about Chris at his website Strengths in Focus Whatever your “title,” you are a mentor. You want to help young people to see themselves as strong and capable, but …

Interview with Hull Services

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Ask Lynn Collins who her personal mentors are and she won’t throw out names most people would recognize.  No Oprah or Ghandi, Madonna or Bill Gates.  Instead, this Hull Child and Family Service Mentor Specialist will share a long list of friends, coaches, professors, colleagues and employers.  Lynn says that mentors are people who touch your life, whether for a …

Mentoring Article from the St. Albert Gazette

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Mentorship program receives helping hand   Saturday, Apr 02, 2011 06:00 am | By Lauren Den Hartog   Laurie Anderson finds it hard to describe the benefits that come with mentoring a child. “To know that you’re making a difference in a child’s life is an experience that is really hard to describe,” Anderson said. The St. Albert mother of three …

Response to Announcement by Liz O'Neill, Co-Chair, AMP

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Alberta Mentoring Partnership (AMP) is thrilled and gratified by the results of today’s announcement from Premier Stelmach regarding renewed funding.  A press conference was held in Calgary at 1:00 today (March 30th) where the Premier released details that will see AMP continue the work of supporting positive mentoring programs for children and youth in Alberta for another three years. AMP’s …

New funding for AMP – Premier Stelmach

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    March 30, 2011 More mentors will benefit Alberta’s children and youth Additional $1 million will help young people build relationships with positive role models Calgary… More children and youth will benefit from the collective efforts of the Alberta Mentoring Partnership. Over the next three years, an additional $1 million in funding from the Alberta government will help youth, …

Premier to announce funding to benefit Alberta children and youth

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March 29, 2011 Premier to announce funding to benefit Alberta children and youth Go to   http://www.research4children.com/admin/contentx/default.cfm?PageId=89463 and register to watch the free webcast. Calgary… Premier Ed Stelmach will make a funding announcement regarding government support for child and youth mentoring. He will make the announcement during his remarks at Mobilizing for Safe Communities 2011, an event bringing together stakeholders and experts from …

The Gangster Next Door

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Thursday March 24th at 9pm on CBC Doc Zone (9:30 NT).   Part police action film, part in-depth analysis, all deeply-human storytelling, THE GANGSTER NEXT DOOR presents characters rarely willing to step out of the shadows and into the public eye:  a founding member of a notorious and violent gang, the mother of a gangster girlfriend, and the shattered mother of an innocent …

MLA Janice Sarich – Message to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta

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On March 3, 2011, MLA Janice Sarich presented the following message to the Legislative Assembly Mrs. Sarich: Thank you, Mr. Speaker. It’s my pleasure to rise today and speak about the Alberta mentoring partnership, which features government, community agencies, and youth working together to increase mentoring opportunities to support Alberta’s children and youth. The vision of the Alberta mentoring partnership …

Province-wide Recruitment Campaign starts Monday!

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Alberta Mentoring Partnership is pleased to announce the upcoming Social Marketing Campaign to recruit volunteer mentors in the Province of Alberta.  In small and large communities, billboards and radio advertising will appear to support the efforts of the partners in informing and encouraging men and women to consider sharing their time with deserving young people.  The campaign focuses on the …