Big Brothers Big Sisters of Flint and Genesee County continued a longstanding tradition of celebrating Dr. King’s legacy and message as well as highlighting service, volunteerism and mentoring around the community. Food and fellowship were enjoyed at this inclusive event attended by Little Brothers and Sisters, volunteers, community groups, and civic and political leaders. BBBS Chairman of the Board James Washington addressed the crowd and introduced keynote speaker Shon Hart, Executive Director of InvolvedDad. Also delivering remarks were Lisa Humphrey, BBBS President/CEO and Flint Mayor, Sheldon Neeley.
The Mentoring Inspiration Breakfast was created to raise awareness and foster engagement to increase community involvement in mentoring with Big Brothers Big Sisters. The event is part of the collaborative efforts of the Mentoring in Leadership Making a Difference (MLMD) collaborative led by Mott Community College, generously funded by C.S. Mott Foundation. Partnering organizations include: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Flint & Genesee County, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. – Flint Alumnae Chapter, Flint Public Health Youth Academy and Mott Community College.