About MENTOR California

Our Role

Our role is to be the unifying champion for expanding quality youth mentoring relationships in California.

Our Vision

The vision of MENTOR CALIFORNIA is that every young person in California has the supportive relationships they need to grow and develop into thriving, productive and engaged adults.

Our Mission

MENTOR CALIFORNIA’S mission is to fuel the quality and quantity of mentoring relationships for California’s young people and to close the mentoring gap.

Our Values

We are guided by inclusivity: we adopt a human-centric focus in everything we do, with young people at the core.

We are guided by love: we exercise empathy and respect, prioritizing relationships and centering equity in our decision-making.

We are guided by self-care: we honor and pay attention to our (shared) humanity to bring our best selves in our work with others.

We are guided by transparency: we build trust through clarity of our vision and mission.

’22-’23 Impact Report


’21-’23 Strategic Plan


Social Justice Framework