Beyond School Walls: Comcast Initiative

Beyond School Walls is the nation’s largest workplace mentoring program, with about 325 matches at Comcast offices in 16 cities.

According to the 2014-2015 Big Brothers Big Sisters Youth Outcomes Survey, one year after being enrolled in the Beyond School Walls program, Littles demonstrated statistically significant gains in social acceptance and academics.

In 2015, Big Brothers Big Sisters recognized Comcast with the National Chairman’s Award for engaging with excellence in philanthropic or programmatic improvement activities that have a significant impact on the advancement of Big Brother Big sisters programs across the network.

Comcast hosts Beyond School Walls, a workplace mentoring program with youth from Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS). Local affiliate BBBS Utah launched its first Beyond School Walls program with Comcast in 2010.

Comcast is currently in its 2nd year of program with Heartland Elementary School, in West Jordan, Utah, with 25 employees who will meet regularly with matched students during the school year.

 

Comcast Takes Mentoring “Beyond School Walls”

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