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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Year End, New Beginnings

It’s December 2019 already and a lot has happened this year for Big Brothers Big Sisters Canada. Big Brothers Big Sisters old logo.   Gone are the days of purple branding and comical remarks on the logo (I’ve heard some hilarious interpretations over the years). As of September 18th, the Big Brothers Big Sisters brand [...]
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International Men’s Day

International Men’s Day November 19th is one of those calendar days that seem to fly under the radar every year.  But we at NYMAC would like to celebrate and acknowledge International Men’s Day and all the male-identified mentors and mentees in our programs. Male-identified NYMAC members have decided to share their thoughts and experiences navigating […]

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MENTORING FOR SUCCESS: POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION AND CAREER READINESS

MENTORING FOR SUCCESS: POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION AND CAREER READINESS Post-secondary education has become ever more relevant to future career and income goals. The Center on Education and the Workforce estimates that 35% of new jobs need a university degree while job growth in fields that only need a few trained skills is slowing down. With these trends, it [...]
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