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PRISM (Pride, Respect, Identity, Safety, Mentoring)

PRISM is a mentoring program designed specifically for the 2SLGBTQ+ community in Edmonton.

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PRISM Program for BGCBigs

PRISM is a mentoring program designed specifically for the 2SLGBTQ+ community in Edmonton.

The PRISM program matches children and youth who identify as 2SLGBTQ+ with an adult mentor who also identifies as 2SLGBTQ+ for a 1:1 mentoring relationship. Through regular outings, the match will foster a friendship that is supportive, empowering and fun!

The purpose of a PRISM match is to:

  • Provide role models for 2SLGBTQ+ children and youth
  • Foster pride and self-confidence
  • Create connections within Edmonton’s  2SLGBTQ+  community
  • Offer 2SLGBTQ+ children and youth a safe adult mentor to have conversations with, provide support and celebrate who they are
  • and above all, have fun!

To participate in PRISM:

  • Mentees self identify as 2SLGBTQ+, are between 6-24 years old, and want a mentor who identifies as 2SLGBTQ+
  • Mentors self identify as 2SLGBTQ+, are a minimum of 18 years old, and want to be matched with a mentee who identifies as 2SLGBTQ+
  • Time commitment of 1 year

 

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Questions?

Amy Jeske

Mentoring Manager

P: 780.822.2519
E: amy.jeske@bgcbigs.ca

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