The Impact of Mattering
Through the mentoring relationship, our students develop an expanding sense of self and the impact they can make in the world.
The Evolution of Mattering
There are three phases of the mentee evolution that a mentee an experience through The Arthur Project:
Systemic Change in the Field of Mentoring
Moving away from unstructured, volunteer-based programming
What Accounts for The Systemic Change?
We envision a shift away from the majority of youth mentoring programs as informal, unstructured and recreational in nature, into the development of a widely-adopted framework supporting structured mentoring relationships, differentiated in the following ways:
- Robust, evidence-based mentor trainings as a new industry standard
- Increased intensity of mentoring relationships
- Equipping mentors with skillsets appropriately matched to their mentees’ most critical developmental and academic milestones
- Program design that explores recruitment of non-volunteer-based mentors— for The Arthur Project, that means strategic partnerships with clinical training programs to place emerging clinicians as mentors