Arthur Blank & Kwame Johnson Talk Mentorship During Exclusive Event

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta (BBBSMA) and The Arthur Blank Family Foundation hosted a Fireside Chat on May 23rd, 2022, with businessman, philanthropist and former Big Brother, Arthur M. Blank, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta CEO, Kwame Johnson. The conversation was moderated by David Rubinger, Publisher of the Atlanta Business Chronicle,…

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BBBSMA & Big Futures Sponsors Celebrate 63 Graduating Seniors

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta (BBBSMA) hosted a 2022 Graduation Celebration at Georgia State University on Saturday, June 4th, to honor 63 graduating senior Littles, their Bigs, and their families. It was an incredibly moving and fun way to wrap up the school year, to give matches the chance to express what the…

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Metro Atlanta Volunteers Enjoy Big Networking Event

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta’s (BBBSMA) Young Leaders Council (YLC) hosted a Big Engagement event at Dr. Scofflaw’s at The Works on April 28th, 2022. After almost two years of virtual events, current, former, & prospective Bigs, BBBSMA staff, and YLC members gathered for an in-person meetup. The metro Atlanta volunteers were there…

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MacKenzie Scott Makes $3.6 Million Gift To Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta

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ATLANTA – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Atlanta (BBBSMA) announced today its aim to transform mentorship in local communities with an unprecedented gift of $3.6 million. The gift, from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, supports the organization in furthering its mission to ensure young people have access to powerful mentoring experiences that empower them with a plan…

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2021 Defender of Potential Award Winner, Jim Young

At Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta, we believe in the power of one-to-one mentoring relationships to create meaningful change among youth and communities. Our 2021 Defender of Potential Award recipient, Jim Young, is someone who embodies this belief. The Defender of Potential Award is an honor given to Bigs who have made substantial…

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Little Sister Aimee Named Posse Scholarship Winner

by Destiny Daniel Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta is proud to announce that Little Sister Aimee has been named a Posse Scholarship Winner. She will receive a full tuition scholarship to the College of Wooster in Ohio. Each year the Posse Foundation awards a few select students full tuition scholarships to attend one…

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Dr. Monica Khan to Receive the 2020 Defender of Potential Award

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At Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta, we believe in the power of one-to-one mentoring relationships to create meaningful change among youth and communities. Our 2020 Defender of Potential Award recipient, Dr. Monica Khan, is someone that embodies this belief. The Defender of Potential Award is a new award given to Bigs who have…

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AJC Op-Ed: BBBSMA CEO Kwame Johnson comments on Racial Inequality

By Amari Woods Recently, the AJC published an Op-Ed featuring Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta President and CEO, Kwame Johnson. In the article titled “You don’t have to fear me”, Johnson addresses the serious issue of police brutality. He began with, “My heart is heavy thinking of all of the black men and…

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