As much as we are here to help the Littles, we are also here to help the Bigs throughout their mentoring experience.

The first step in forming a friendship with your Little Sister is to pick out an activity for you to do together. Bookmark this page and keep coming back for more BSGR sponsored events and ideas. And don’t forget to check out these other website resources: Calendar of Local events, Virtual Activities, Restaurant Deals for Kids, Enrichment Programs, and Big Orientation Tools.

Join our Facebook Group and follow us on Facebook where we share posts of other local organizations’ activities and virtual events from all over the world.

Self Esteem and Body Confidence

The Dove Confidence Kit consists of a series of articles covering key topics that affect self-esteem, and it provides activities to boost body confidence in your little sister.

Help Teens Plan for the Future

Help your Little plan for the future with the resources on our Life After Little page.

Racism and Inequity

PBS KIDS Talk About Race & Racism – Tips and resources to help you have a meaningful conversation with young children about race, racism, and being anti-racist.

How to Talk to Your Kids, Tweens and Teens about Racism – A quick resource from Lurie’s Children’s Hospital’s Blog

Common Racist Attitudes and Behaviors (20-minute read)Read this article see a list of 28 common racist attitudes and behaviors that indicate a detour or wrong turn into guilt, denial, or defensiveness. Each is followed by a statement that is a reality check and consequence for harboring such attitudes. 

Ask Code Switch: What About Your Friends (50-minute listen)This episode of Code Switch focuses on helping listeners understand how race and racism affect our lives and friendships.

LBGTQ+

It Gets Better Project – Empowering youth in the community

The Trevor Project – Suicide prevention for youth

Human Rights Campaign – Advocating for LGBTQ+ Equality

National Center for Transgender Equality – Education about and for the trans community

Welcoming Schools – For educators and parents of kids k-12

Update Contact Information

Finally, make sure your contact information is up-to-date so we can email you upcoming events. Any questions? Email Director@bigsistersracine.org

Upcoming Big Sister Events

Information on how to get a FREE manicure for your Little Sister has been emailed to all Big Sisters.