Activities for Bigs

Young Professionals Committee (YPC)

YPC Meeting
 Join the Young Professionals Committee for their monthly meeting.
When:  Tuesday, February 5, 5:30–6:30 PM

Where: Renaissance - The Wine Cellar
The YPC supports Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada through mentoring, outreach, fundraising, networking and advocacy efforts.

Bigs Connect

Bigs Connect: “The Culture of Poverty”

When: Monday, February 11, 6-7:30 PM, 

1300 Foster Drive, BBBS Conference Room

“An individual brings with him/her the hidden rules of the [economic] class in which he/she was raised…[yet] schools and businesses operate from middle-class norms and use the hidden rules of middle class…For our clients to be successful, we must understand their hidden rules and teach them the rules that will make them successful at school [and] at work.”              

Bridges out of Poverty by Ruby K Payner, PhD, Philip E. DeVo, and Terie Dreussi Smith

Join us to learn different ways of understanding poverty and how that can transform the way we view others.  Snacks will be provided!  RSVP by Feb 8