Big Brothers Big Sisters of North America Coronavirus Task Force

A partnership between Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada (BBBSC) during this time of crisis March 26, 2020–Two national organizations representing hundreds of agencies and thousands of communities across North America, have joined forces to collaborate in support of mentoring relationships that ignite the power, promise, and […]

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BBBSC Statement on COVID 19

In these challenging times of social distance and self-isolation to avoid the spread of infection from the Novel Coronavirus (COVID 19), we know that relationships are key to growth and development, and we continue to encourage the bonds of social interaction, albeit in a new and digital way. As a country, we must collectively adjust [...]
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Celebrating Diversity in Mentoring

Celebrating Diversity in Mentoring Nicole Mensah: For many children and youth in Canada, their reality consists of striving to overcome adversity through facing daily challenges. Specifically for black youth, it is unfortunate that there are many obstacles that present themselves as a result of simply being black; negative stereotypes enforced by society, lack of representation [...]
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Big Brothers Big Sisters Warn of Critical Youth Mentorship Gap

Big Brothers Big Sisters Warn of Critical Youth Mentorship Gap More than 15,000 vulnerable children and youth waiting for mentors TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2020 /CNW/ – There’s a growing mentorship gap affecting more than 15,000 Canadian children and youth, many of whom are facing vulnerable situations including poverty, family instability or identity-based discrimination. According to Big Brothers […]

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Happy New Year from NYMAC!

2019 was a great year for us and we accomplished so much—you can see a video outlining those accomplishments here! Resolutions are an important way in which people reflect on their successes and shortcomings from the previous year and set their sights on what they wish to accomplish and improve for the next year. We [...]
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