Submitted by ub on Tue, 01/17/2012 - 19:05

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joined Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC, the nation’s oldest and largest youth mentoring organization, to celebrate National Mentoring Month by declaring January “Mentoring Month” in the Bronx.

Little Brother Brian (left) was on hand to receive a proclamation from Borough President Diaz.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC, launched its 2012 city-wide mentor recruiting effort this week as part of National Mentoring Month, to inspire adults throughout New York City, particularly, men, for whom there is a greater need, to volunteer as mentors to children in need of positive role models.