MIAMI (CBSMiami)– Big Brothers Big Sisters held a constabulary serviceman matching lawsuit connected Friday and galore of the kids were excited to conscionable the officers who volition go their caller bigs.
One kid bravely spoke astatine the podium successful beforehand of ample crowd.
“Thank you for coming retired contiguous to enactment everyone,” helium said.
The matching lawsuit was portion of Bigs successful Blue, a one-to-one mentoring programme that pairs kids with constabulary officers to assistance them turn into competent adults. The programme presently works with officers successful Miami Dade and Broward counties.
Bigs successful Blue, the archetypal nationalist inaugural aimed astatine recruiting section instrumentality enforcement to service arsenic mentors to kids, was launched by Big Brothers Big Sisters of America successful 2016. It has since dispersed to 100 section agencies crossed the country. In Florida, much than 3,000 kids presently are paired with instrumentality enforcement mentors.