DALLAS July 20, 2020 –With its ongoing continuation to foster meaningful one to one relationships to ignite the biggest possible futures for the youth to activate their highest potential, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Dallas has formed a partnership with Jubilee Park & Community Center (Jubilee).
The new partnership has gone into effect as of July 27, 2020 and both Big Brothers Big Sisters and Jubilee agree to support and reach shared outcomes from August 2020- August 2021.
As part of the partnership, BBBS will share programming and mentoring information with the Jubilee Park Neighborhood and families that would benefit from it. BBBS will supply Jubilee with updated and relevant promotional program materials for referrals, provide feedback about enrollment status of children served who were referred to BBBS.
In return Jubilee will refer children and families to BBBS between the ages of 7-14 years of age. Jubilee will provide programming/ educational materials relevant to families served and will provide feedback about the enrollment status of children served by BBBS along with promotion to community and corporate partners.
Jubilee Park is a 62-block area located in Southeast Dallas bordering Fair Park, where the average family of 5 makes less than $25,000 a year and is underserved in terms of education and health resources. Jubilee Park has taken action and made it its mission to provide educational resources that encourage multi-generational achievement and assist families in reaching a level of stability to enhance their quality of life.
About Big Brothers Big Sisters Greater Dallas
Big Brothers Big Sisters, the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring organization, holds itself accountable for all youth in its program to reach their fullest potential by measuring outcomes such as educational success; avoidance of risky behaviors; and higher aspirations, greater confidence and better relationships. Partnering with parents/guardians, schools, corporations and others in the community, Big Brothers Big Sisters carefully pairs children (“Littles”) with screened volunteer mentors (“Bigs”) then monitors and supports these one-to-one mentoring matches. Big Brothers Big Sisters builds and supports one-to-one relationships to ignite the biggest possible futures for youth. Big Brothers Big Sisters has served the Greater Dallas community for 93 years. Learn how you can positively impact a child’s life at https://www.bbbstx.org/dallas/.
About Jubilee Park and Community Center
Jubilee Park and Community Center (Jubilee) is a catalyst for comprehensive community revitalization and enrichment in Southeast Dallas and operates programs in five key areas that reflect the community’s greatest challenges and opportunities: Safety, Health, Housing, Education/Workforce, and Opportunity. Since its founding in 1997, the community can demonstrate a 74% decrease in crime, a significant increase in home ownership, a recognized public school, and award-winning senior citizen and children’s programs. Jubilee has become a model for best practices in community renewal, referenced locally and nationally as an exemplary organization, and is proud to provide a holistic, multi-generational support network for its neighbors.