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 Big Sisters of Greater Racine Inc. sponsored events and ideas.
Join our Facebook Group where we share posts of other local organizations’ activities and virtual events from all over the world.
And stay in touch by taking our Quarterly Check-In Survey so we can keep track of your match relationship, and fix issues as they arise.
Help Teens Plan for the Future
Help your Little plan for the future with the resources on our Life After Little page.
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.
Understanding Social Media and Body Image – The Social Media Victims Law Center (SMVLC)
Self-Harm and Depression
Self-Harm and Depression – Educate yourself about self-harm triggers and learn some tips that will help you offer your loved ones the support they need when they’re going through a tough time.
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.
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.