JBBBSLA Honored with 2023 Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Quality Award
The agency is recognized for outstanding team leadership in providing 1-to-1 mentoring programming for local youth
LOS ANGELES, CA – (June 26, 2023) – Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles (JBBBSLA) has been recognized as a 2023 Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) Quality Award Winner. Every year, BBBS agencies are recognized by BBBSA Nationwide Leadership Council, made up of local Big Brothers Big Sisters agency leaders and board members, for excellence in the organization’s signature 1-to-1 youth mentoring program. Out of 225 Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies across the country, JBBBSLA is one of 32 agencies to receive this honor.
“JBBBSLA board members and staff are dedicated to providing the highest quality programs to support youth across Los Angeles,” said Cari Uslan, CEO of Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters. “Their commitment to excellence brightens the future for Los Angeles children and teens.”
For over 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has been dedicated to advancing equity, impact, and growth across the organization, making a lasting impact on the lives of young people. Today, the organization creates and supports one-to-one mentoring relationships helping build self-confidence and emotional well-being, and empowering young people on a path to graduate with a plan for their futures and a mentor whose impact can last a lifetime.
“We are extremely proud to honor Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles this year. Their innovative efforts and actions are leading the way in which our Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies empower young people across the country,” said BBBSA President and CEO, Artis Stevens. “We congratulate and thank these agencies for the outstanding work they do every day to support the life-changing mentorship matches they form and facilitate.”
The Quality Award Winners were formally recognized at the 2023 Big Brothers Big Sisters “Bigger Together” National Conference, held in Anaheim, California.
About Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles:
Founded in 1915, JBBBSLA enriches the lives of children through its meaningful programs: Youth Mentoring, Camp Bob Waldorf, College Access + Success, and Teen Talk App. JBBBSLA’s mission is to assist youth in achieving their full potential by providing impactful programs that facilitate lasting relationships and support positive youth development. Each year JBBBSLA serves more than 1,200 youth from a variety of backgrounds, races, religions, and socio-economic status. For more information about the organization or to donate, please visit: www.jbbbsla.org.