President Obama Proclaims January 2013 as National Mentoring Month

On January 3, 2013 President Obama declared support for mentoring as he recognized January as National Mentoring Month. His proclamation states the importance of mentoring youth and encourages all Americans to become mentors; "A supportive mentor can mean the difference between struggle and success. As we mark this important occasion, I encourage all Americans to spend time as a mentor and help lift our next generation toward their hopes and dreams." Read the entire proclamation.