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Big Brothers-Big Sisters group arrives in Jamaica

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The Big Brothers-Big Sisters Program, one of the oldest peer-mentoring initiatives in the country, has opened its doors in Jamaica and is looking for volunteers.

The program established its first Queens site to solve a fundamental dilemma it faces: most participating youth live in the outer boroughs while most volunteers are from Manhattan.

Adrienne Renfroe, the Queens program coordinator, said a long list of children awaiting mentors has built up.

Posted 7:02 pm, October 10, 2011
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