On the Road with Big Brothers Big Sisters: An Interview with Jamil Jivani

When Jamil Jivani initially published Why Young Men: Rage, Race and the Crisis of Identity, he was expecting to take part in a small but meaningful book tour. He hoped to reach young men like the ones he had written about, and start conversations that could spark real change in their lives.  But that plan […]

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From Board to Big: Jeff’s Story

Jeff Chorlton is not your every day Big Brother. Though he had heard about Big Brothers Big Sisters in the past, it wasn’t until a chance meeting at a networking event years ago that his life would change forever.  The contact he had met initially opened the door for Jeff to join BBBSC in a […]

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Empowering Change

When we grow in life, we may accept new habits, attitudes, and experiences, but who we are at the core endures far longer.  Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto has always believed that positive growth is what every young person needs to learn that their life and their experiences have value. Seeding this growth has […]

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Decentralization Strategy into Scarborough

BBBST is so grateful to be the recipient of a Seed Grant from The Ontario Trillium Foundation. Through this grant, BBBST will be able to better serve Little’s waiting to be matched in Scarborough, Toronto and increase our reach. The Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) is an agency of the Government of Ontario, and one of […]

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The Road Home

A Collaboration with Jamil Jivani, Mike “Pinball’ Clemons & Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada Michael “Pinball” Clemons first developed The Road Home as a way for lawyer Jamil Jivani to share his inspiring story with youth across Canada. Jamil’s story was recently published by HarperCollins in his nonfiction book Why Young Men. Jamil has […]

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