Camp fYrefly in Calgary on Youth Mentorship: Unleashing Your Inner Superhero

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On July 11th Dayna Hobbs (AMP Key Contact North) and Ellyse Lambie (AMP Key Contact South) presented at Camp fYrefly in Calgary on Youth Mentorship: Unleashing Your Inner Superhero. Participants learned about the importance and value of mentoring. The campers and staff shared about the impact positive relationships have had in their own lives and in a ‘call to action’ …

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 …

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 …

EPSB Partners in Education Events Information

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Edmonton Public Schools Partners in Education Events Information  We’d like to direct your attention to the Edmonton Public Schools Partners in Education Events webpage at http://www.epsb.ca/familiescommunity/events.shtml.  Here you will find two items of interest: 1.Excellent web-based resources shared at the Technology@Home: Practical Strategies for Helping Children Learn session with Dr. Dave Edyburn on January 31. 2.Exciting information and a registration …

AMP invite you to our 2nd webinar – AMP Tools and Social Marketing Campaign

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Alberta Mentoring Partnership is pleased to present our 2nd complimentary webinar session! Date: Monday, February 28th, 2011 Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1 p.m. Please join us for AMP Tools and Social Marketing Campaign, a discussion on getting the message out in your community.  Presenting is Lana Tordoff, AMP’s Social Media Consultant and Marketing & Communications Specialist with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton …

Big Brothers Big Sisters 31st Dream Home Lottery

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Fundraising update from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area Happy Friday!  Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area is so very grateful that you have chosen to lend your support in the past through the purchase of Dream Home Lottery tickets.  Last week we shared that ticket sales are not where we would like them to be.  …