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Saturday, January 28 • 12:00 - 12:25
Creating Change One Mentoring Relationship at a Time LIMITED

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In Edmonton alone, the number of children living in poverty is 40,000. Visually, that’s the new Rogers area filled to capacity two and a half times. The Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area (BGCBigs) is a charitable non-profit organization working to provide safe places and positive mentoring relationships for children & youth in our community. Their vision is to insure that all children and youth have enriching experiences growing up and achieve success in life. In their presentation, the presenters will discuss why more people need to get involved and contribute to their community and how you can create change in an impactful way.

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Amy Bakken

Big Brothers Big Sisters
Amy is a 2009 Graduate from the University of Alberta’s Campus St Jean with a Degree in Psychology. After graduating Amy was drawn to the Social Services Sector and has since been has been working for the non-profit organization Boys and Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters. She... Read More →
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Medina Bandalli

Medina is a Masters student in Counselling Psychology who works in Volunteer Recruitment and Training at Boys and Girls Club Big Brothers Big Sisters. After graduating from the University of Alberta with a double major in Psychology and Linguistics, Medina was inspired to used her... Read More →

Saturday January 28, 2017 12:00 - 12:25 PST
CCIS L1-140 Centennial Centre for Interdiciplanary Science, U of A North Campus