They are called “Bigs.” That’s the term given to volunteers who mentor youth through Big Brother Big Sisters of Miami.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami recently announced the launch of the new YOUmedia Miami center, a space designed to introduce local youth to technology and support talent growth with $250,000 from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
CBS4 News is committed to bringing you stories about why mentoring matters and mentors aren’t always teachers, coaches or parents. Sometimes they are cops. At the Bright Futures School of Excellence in Northwest Miami-Dade, when one particular officer shows up, it’s not because there’s something wrong, it’s because there’s something right.
This week’s dedication ceremony at the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami’s Carnival Center for Excellence unveiled 11 new strategic partnerships with community organizations to provide a wide range of services and resources to the nonprofit’s constituents.
CBS4 is dedicated to providing stories that recognizes the importance of mentoring in our community. Mentors encourage, guide and make a positive impact which is why Big BrothersBig Sisters of Miami has teamed up with Uber to drive mentoring in Miami forward.
Teenager Stephen Kelly would like nothing more than to whip his mentor Elvis Caines in basketball.
It’s clear Florangel Lopez feels at home at Marlins Stadium, as she saunters through the halls.
Rob Collins and Keiliel Jones were matched by the Big Brothers Big Sisters program eight years ago. CBS4 caught up with them recently when they were playing in a basketball game. It’s just one of the many things they do together.
Most ribbon-cutting ceremonies feature about as much genuine emotion as a GPS voice. But when Carnival Cruise Lines CEO Arnold Donald and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami President Lydia Muniz did the big ceremonial snip Monday for the Carnival Center for Excellence, it wasn’t once more without feeling.
Most ribbon-cutting ceremonies feature about as much true emotion as a GPS voice. But when Carnival Cruise Lines CEO Arnold Donald and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami President Lydia Muniz did the big ceremonial snip Monday for the Carnival Center for Excellence, it wasn’t once more without feeling.