Big Brothers Big Sisters knows that every child is born with potential but not with equal opportunity. Through 116 years of proven processes, we partner with parents, educators, businesses and communities to advance the social capital, emotional wellbeing, and educational success of youth. Big Brothers Big Sisters provides fundamental support that ignites change and builds strength in vulnerable times. Together, we give Power to Potential. Mentoring is a simple act: providing guidance and friendship to someone who can benefit from a positive role model, but its impact is profound. Good mentors can change children’s life trajectory by helping them learn new skills, form positive relationships, talk through challenges, gain self-esteem, and fulfill their potential.