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Partnership/Collaboration Building

The 2013 National Mentoring Summit theme is: Mentoring Works: Inspire. Achieve. Advocate.

This TCAM tool outlines a process for mentoring programs to assess implementation and identify priorities for building program capacity.

This TCAM tool outlines a process for Safe Schools/Healthy Students mentoring programs to assess implementation and identify priorities for building program capacity.

High-need youth, such as those involved in the juvenile justice or foster care system, typically face many challenges that mentoring programs cannot address on their own.

This guide explains what social marketing is, gives tips on developnig a social marketing strategy, describes the stages of social marketing and provides examples.

These six targeted questions will help you develop your social marketing strategy.

While we can think of the social behaviors as products we want people to adopt and use, there are some important differences that social marketers run into that complicate the transfer of the busin

This worksheet from TCAM will help you plan your social marketing communications plan.

This worksheet from TCAM will help you develop your communications plan by guiding you through your goals, strengths and weaknesses, available resources, target audience, three-point message, strat

This worksheet from TCAM will help you identify the three key points do you want your audience to take away so that your message will speak directly to your goals and your audience(s).

Situation analysis is community resource analysis or asset?deficit mapping.

This guide from TCAM explains the ins and outs of focus groups, including recruiting participants, the steps to prepare for a focus group, considerations for moderators, and things to keep in mind

This resource from the EMT Group describes the steps of developing a marketing plan mentoring programs and includes two worksheets to help frame a marketing plan.

This article featured in Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement (Vol 4 p.

The Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring was the subject of a recent journal article, "Innovation in Collaboration: The Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring as a university-community p

The White House Council for Community Solutions developed the Community Collaboratives Toolbox based on extensive research, including conversations with more than 50 experts and cross-sect

This toolkit from TCAM was created to help OJJDP grantees create a plan to promote mentoring during the month of January in conjunction with National Mentoring Month.

This report from Fenton Communications is not intended as a blueprint for creating communications campaigns, but offers a way of thinking about campaigns form a strategic marketing and communicatio

This worksheet from TCAM walks you through the five levels of collaboration: networking, Alliance/Cooperation, Partnership/Coordination, Coalition, and Collaboration.

This worksheet from TCAM will guide you though identifying your program's resource and partnership needs and the best types of partners to help fill those needs.