The Power to Heal

Over this past week, many of us have wrestled with the construct of racism and how to respond. We may even look down at our hands and wonder how we can help. Some people are using their hands to pray and others to raise signs for justice. At Big Brothers Big Sisters, our parents, mentors, donors and staff raise their hands to help the children - that’s why we are here. And when you support Big Brothers Big Sisters here in Detroit, you are supporting black lives, as 87 percent of the youth we serve identify as black or mixed-race. We've had conversations both internally and externally, litmus testing or checking our own conscious and unconscious biases. As each of us decides how to respond, m

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As the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 6 through 18.

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