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100 Men to Mentors Challenge

“Our children can be what they can see. Based upon my daily interactions with men across our city, I know that our boys can grow up to be incredible Atlantans.”

-Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms

Men 2 Mentors Challenge

 

Thank you for your interest in Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ 100 Men to Mentors Challenge!  

As a prelude to the launch of the City’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative, the City of Atlanta is partnered with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta to help secure mentors for the 100 Atlanta boys who are currently on a waiting list to be matched with a “Big Brother”. 

Mayor Bottoms is proud to extend the opportunity to men of Atlanta- whether barbers, teachers, City employees, public officials, corporate executives, athletes, entertainers and every occupation in between- to help create a city where our boys see and believe that they can become anything they dream of being. 

All local men are encouraged to join this citywide call to action. Priority matching will go to men living in or near the 30315, 30318, and 30310 zip codes. In order to serve as a Big Brother, registrants must be over the age of 21 and able to commit to meeting with the appointed Little Brother a couple times a month for at least one year.

Ready to attend one of our upcoming Men to Mentors Informationals?

On July 22, 2019, July 27, 2019 and August 7, 2019 the Mayor’s Office of One Atlanta, in partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta will host a MENformational meeting to share more about the 100 Men to Mentors Challenge and begin moving participants through the Big Brothers application and on-boarding process.  Our MENformational session dates are: 

  • July 22, 2019 @ 6pm Russell Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship 504 Fair Street SW Atlanta, GA 30313
  • July 27, 2019 @ 10am Cascade United Methodist Church 3144 Cascade Rd. SW Atlanta, GA 30311
  • August 7, 2019 @ 6pm Atlanta City Hall, Old Council Chambers 68 Mitchell Street SW Atlanta, GA 30303

To reserve your seat for the July 22nd MENformational meeting, please visit https://menformationalone.eventbrite.com

To reserve your seat for the July 27th MENformational meeting, please visit https://menformationaltwo.eventbrite.com

To reserve your seat for the August 7th MENformational meeting, please visit https://menformationalthree.eventbrite.com

Help us spread the word and register 100 men today by sharing the graphic below on your social media platforms! Use the hashtags #MenToMentorsChallengeATL #BackToOurFuture #OneAtlanta

 Men2Mentors Social Graphic 2

If you have additional questions, please contact the Mayor’s Office of One Atlanta at OneAtlanta@atlantaga.gov

Thank you for your contribution to building One Atlanta!

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