Some students in need of additional emotional support during pandemic
Children who are hungry aren’t always the most engaged. Add in virtual learning and an unstructured environment, and it could be the recipe for a bad school day.
Groups like Big Brothers and Big Sisters can provide additional support to kids who would benefit from having a mentor.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Essex, Hudson & Union Counties CEO Carlos Lejnieks spoke to News 12’s Kristina Behr about how having these mentorships can help students thrive during the pandemic.