Recognition and Awards

National Registry of Evidence Based Programs and Practices (NREPP)
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Model Program (Since 2010)

National Collaboration for Youth
Model program for youth in out-of-school time

United Nations Office of Drug Control Programs:
Lessons Learned in Drug Abuse Prevention:  A Global Review
Exemplary Model Representing North American Region

United States Department of Education
Approved Model Project

Child Welfare League of America:  Research to Practice Initiative
Commendable Practice

Top 25 Programs Contributing to Positive Youth Development
Positive Youth Development in the United States: Research valuations of positive youth development
Catalano, R.F., Berglund, M.C., Ryan, J.A.M., Lonczak,H.S., and Hawkins, J.D.
U.S . Department of Health and Human Services.  Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation and  the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development


Taylor, A. (2015) Parent involvement in mentoring programs.  Handbook of Youth Mentoring (Second Edition).  D. DuBois & M. Karcher (Eds.)  Sage Publications. Thousand Oaks. CA  

Taylor, A (2009).  The Wisdom of Age:  Older Adults as Mentors for Youth.  A toolkit for staff.  MENTOR.  Alexandria, VA.

Taylor, A (2009).  The Wisdom of Age:  A Mentor Handbook.  MENTOR.  Alexandria, VA.

Taylor, A. (2007).  Generativity and adult development:  Implication for mobilizing adults in support of youth.  In Mobilizing adults for positive youth development:  Promoting socially valued activities. J. Rhodes & E.G. Clary, (EdS.).  Search Institute:  Kluwer Academic/Plenum Press.  New York. .

Taylor, A., LoSciuto, L. & Porcellini, L. (2005).  Intergenerational mentoring.  In Handbook of youth Mentoring.  D. DuBois & M. Karcher (Eds.) Sage Publications. Thousand Oaks CA

Taylor, A. and Bressler, J., Mentoring Across Generations:  Partnerships for positive youth development.  (2001).  New York:  Kluwer Academic/Plenum Press.

Taylor, A. and Dryfoos, J., Creating a safe passage:  Elder mentors and vulnerable youth. (1999).  Generations.  Vol.XXII. (No. 4) 43-48.

Taylor, A., LoSciuto, L., Fox, M. and Hilbert, S., The mentoring factor:  Evaluation results from Across Ages. (1999)  Intergenerational programs:  Understanding what we have created.  Child and Youth Series.  Haworth Press. Vol. 1 &2

Taylor, A. and Sonkowsky, M.  Across Ages:  An intergenerational approach to prevention. Temple University, 1998.

Rogers, A. and Taylor, A., Intergenerational mentoring:  A viable strategy for meeting the needs of vulnerable youth.  (1997)   Journal of Gerontological Social Work. 28 (1&2), 125-140.

LoSciuto, L., Townsend, T., Rajala, A. and Taylor, A. An Outcome Evaluation of Across Ages (1996).  Journal of Adolescent Research. Vol. 11, No.1.