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Document Number: 11116

The Mentoring Effect: Young People's Perspectives on the Outcomes and Availability of Mentoring - A national survey of young people reveals more than one in three never had a mentor and that the more risk factors a youth had, the less likely he or she was to have a naturally occurring mentor. On the other hand, researchers also found the more risk factors a young person had, the more likely he or she was to be in a structured mentoring relationship and the number of those relationships has increased in the last 20 years from 300,000 to 4.5 million.(Mary Bruce and John Bridgeland, Civic Enterprises for MENTOR, January 2014)...

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