The Synthesis of OJJDP-Sponsored Mentoring Research 2019 Update provides a summary and synthesis of 28 research projects supported through the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) and completed as of February 2019. Information is also included on the research-related activities of the National Mentoring Resource Center (NMRC) as led by its Research Board. These activities include reviews of mentoring programs, practices, and resources as well as broader reviews of research pertaining to the effectiveness of mentoring as provided through different program models, for specific populations of youth, and for promoting particular types of outcomes. The NMRC also engages in an iterative process with program practitioners to improve program implementation, evaluations, and outcomes.
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