Welcome to Mentor Corner
Say CHEESE...and send us your photos!
Don't forget to take photos throughout the year! Photographs of mentoring in action helps us recruit new mentors and communicate the importance of this fantastic program to prospective funders and the community. Plus, we just love to see all of the fun you are having! Email high quality jpeg photos to migrant@ethnicdiversity.org
This is your resource to strengthen your relationship with your mentee, get ideas for activities, and keep in touch with the latest resources and tips to make your mentoring year the best yet! If at any time you have questions or suggestions, please email Eunice Ruiz, migrant mentor program coordinator, or call 616.846.9074.

Activities For You and Your Mentee to Consider
Below are links to suggested activities to consider when mentoring. 

Mentors can play a critical role in helping their mentees establish healthy relationships with their peers and adults. Learn more

Community Exploration
Migrant children typically face cultural and geological isolation from our larger community. As a mentor, you can help bridge that gap. Learn more

Education and Career Exploration
Migrant children face many barriers in the educational system as well as employment opportunities. As a mentor, you can provide insights and resources that can open up doors in your mentee's future. Learn more...
Through planned fun activities, mentors can also provide learning opportunities and bond with their mentees. Learn more

Do you have additional activities that and your mentee have enjoyed? Email migrant@ethnicdiversity.org with your suggestions that we can share with other mentors.

Materials & Resources 
Due to recent concerns surrounding immigration policy and how it might affect families in West Michigan, we are also including these links to a free booklet from the Michigan Immigrant Rights Center (MIRC).

Want to do more?
There are many ways individuals and companies can impact migrant youth through our Migrant Programs. By completing this online form, we will provide you with additional way you or your organization can get involved.