Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles’ (JBBBSLA) mission is to help youth living in Los Angeles achieve their full potential by participating in innovative, effective programs that facilitate and support positive youth development.
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- CONNECT ·2020 Grants Challenge
Teen Talk is a free mobile app for teens to seek social and emotional support anonymously from trained teen advisors. Teen Talk supports 26,000 registered app users worldwide and each month approximately 1,500 new users download the app. JBBBSLA trains Los Angeles-area teens to become advisors for the app. Teen advisors complete a 50-hour in-person training that teaches empathetic listening and communication techniques. This grant will enable Teen Talk to train more teen advisors to serve growing numbers of app users.