BIG STORIES BLOG

A blog of Dane County area Big stories.

 

 

2021 Bigs of the Year

Big of the Year: Big Sister Krista Wozniak Little Sister Mia’s mom, Vanessa, reflects on how Big Sister Krista impacted Mia’s life: “A few years ago, our family went through some unexpected trauma, and I was suddenly filling the role of mother, father, and friend for my children. My 13-year-old daughter, Mia, struggled in the aftermath, and I knew I…
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Statement in Support of our Black Youth and Community

June 1, 2020When your mission is to ignite the power and promise of all youth, it is impossible to stand by and watch the appalling acts of racism that threaten that promise, especially to the 88% of our youth who are black and brown, and whom we proudly serve by providing caring, adult mentors that commit to their well-being. Youth…
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2020 BIGS OF THE YEAR

Big Brother Ercan Dzelil and Little Brother Cle As cities across the country seek ways to build stronger and healthier bonds between law enforcement and their communities, Madison Police Officer and Big Brother Ercan Dzelil took action. It mattered to him to give back to the same community he vowed to serve and protect. For Little Brother Cle, hearing he…
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