Greater Houston Youth Mentoring Community
GREATER HOUSTON MENTORING ALLIANCE
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Greater Houston Youth Mentoring Community

The Greater Houston Mentoring Alliance is an alliance made up of youth mentoring organizations (elementary to 24 years of age) in the Greater Houston area. We’ve identified over 90 youth mentoring organizations in the Greater Houston Area and we know that each organization working by itself will continue to do good things, but we also know that we will only be able to scale the impact within the youth mentoring community when we work together.

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By Ourselves We are Good But We Become Great When We Work Together

The Greater Houston Mentoring Alliance is an alliance made up of youth mentoring organizations (elementary to 24 years of age) in the Greater Houston area. We’ve identified over 90 youth mentoring organizations in the Greater Houston Area and we know that each organization working by itself will continue to do good things, but we also know that we will only be able to scale the impact within the youth mentoring community when we work together.

Definition of an Alliance:

Coming together of two or more organizations to create a unique organization entity, in which each organization retains its individual identity and internal control.

Purpose of an Alliance:

  1. Achieve joint strategic goals

  2. Reduce risk while increasing rewards

  3. Leverage resources Source: businessdictionary.com

As an Alliance we aim to be like the Live Oak Trees. Click Play.

OUR GOALS

central access

Provide a seamless navigation experience for youth and their guardians searching for available mentoring support services. We also aim to ensure there’s coverage for youth across the Greater Houston to receive quality mentoring services.

scale impact

Help mentoring organizations scale their impact by building a cohesive sustainable structure. We aim to help increase the number of quality mentor and mentee matches.

affiliate national mentoring partnership

Become affiliate of National Mentoring Partnership. The youth mentoring organizations within the Alliance will have additional access to funding opportunities, evidence-based best practices and much more.

synergy

Bolster synergistic environment among organizations. We know that good things can come about just by like-minded people being in the same room. We’re connecting organizations.


A mentor is someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself.
— Oprah Winfrey