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BBBS, in close partnership with the Arab American Family Services (AAFN) center, has launched the first BBBS Arab American focused mentoring program in the nation. The program has 10 mentors of Arab American background mentoring children from the AAFN center under guidance from BBBS staff. The program is the first of its kind in the nation. The program is based at the Bridgeview Community center in the southwest suburb of Bridgeview, Illinois. To volunteer or find out more about this program, contact Paul Lewis at


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