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Annual Bigs, Littles, & Families Picnic

By John Mangan | October 30, 2018

 On 10.6.2018, we hosted our Annual Bigs, Littles, & Families Picnic at Atlanta Silverbacks Park, presented by our sponsor WellCare. Our staff welcomed over 400 participants to this year’s event. Our honorary Big and outstanding champion of our cause, Angel McCoughtry of the WNBA’s Atlanta Dream was on hand to take pictures with fans and…

Our 2018 Legacy Awards Gala Honorees are Jeff Sprecher and Kelly Loeffler

By John Mangan | September 17, 2018

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta is proud to honor Jeff Sprecher and Kelly Loeffler as their 2018 Legacy Honorees for the example they set as leaders and mentors within the Atlanta community. Jeff is the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE: ICE) and Chairman of the New York Stock…

Peter Lauer to Receive V. Thomas Murray Founder’s Award at 2018 Legacy Awards Gala

By John Mangan | September 12, 2018

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta is an organization built on the principle that relationships have the power to create positive change. Our 2018 Founder’s Award recipient, Peter Lauer, has made a lasting positive impact on our agency, and on the youth of Metro Atlanta, by embodying the spirit of our agency’s core ideals…

Relationships Change People, Not Programs

By turnkeywp | September 11, 2018

Relationships Change People, Not Programs by Kwame Johnson I’ve been the President and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta for only a few months now, but I’ve been a fan of the organization for the majority of my career for two reasons: the impact and the results. What is most vital about…

Q&A with President & CEO, Kwame Johnson

By John Mangan | August 1, 2018

This year, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta welcomed a new leader. Our President and CEO, Kwame Johnson, offers a wealth of experience in the non-profit sector, and a pragmatic philosophy that promises to move our organization in an exciting new direction. Here Kwame discusses the future of Metro Atlanta’s youth, and the part…

C’mon, Dude. Be a Bro!

By turnkeywp | June 14, 2018

By John Mangan In June, we pay tribute to our dads by celebrating Father’s Day. We can observe the day by flipping burgers with dad, gifting him the loudest tie we can find, and having a discussion about how surprising the Braves have been this season. While these are all great things to do on…

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta Names Kwame Johnson CEO

By turnkeywp | February 13, 2018

By Kelci Sleeper The Board of Directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta (BBBSMA), long respected for leveraging the power of mentors on behalf of Metro Atlanta’s youth, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kwame Johnson as Chief Executive Officer. Currently Executive Director of the Greater Atlanta Region forPowerMyLearning, Johnson succeeds Janice…

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