January Is National Mentoring Month

03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

There's no better way to start off the new year than helping a child reach his or her full potential. That's the idea behind National Mentoring Month. is promoting the month's mentoring theme with a personal entreaty from General Colin Powell for Americans to become mentors in their own communities.


If you're interested in learning more about becoming a mentor to a child, you can look into some of the recruitment materials created by the Harvard School of Public Health, MENTOR and the Corporation for National and Community Service.

You can also learn more by visiting

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