Big & Mini Weekly Newsletter 8 (June 20)

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Summer officially begins today! In this week’s edition of the Big & Mini, we’ll be looking at our team being featured on a podcast, activities, and much much (much) more!


Quote of the week:

“Happiness depends on ourselves.”- Aristotle


Updates and News

Unconventional Leaders Podcast!

The word about our work is spreading! Recently, our very own Aditi Merchant, Anthony Zhou, and Allen Zhou, were interviewed by Heather Parady about the story of Big & Mini! You can listen to it on Apple Podcasts or if you click on the link:


The loneliness epidemic:

Loneliness is a problem that has plagued America for a long time. Learn more about how it impacts people and what we can all do to fight back in an article by our very own Hava Kane:


Social Today!

Get your sociality on! Today (June 20th) at 4:30 pm Central Time, we will be having our 3rd official social! Check your dashboard to find the link and meeting fellow Bigs and Minis!

While you're waiting...


In case the article wasn’t enough to keep you busy, here are some more fantastic activities to make these days memorable:

  1. Do a puzzle
  2. See the wonders of the world on Google Earth
  3. Write Poetry
  4. Have an indoor picnic
  5. Build a house of cards

Weekly Fun Facts

  • The average person walks the equivalent of 5 times around the world in their lifetime. 
  • Strawberries can be red, yellow, green, or white.
  • Honeybees can distinguish human faces.

Book recommendations

  • Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austin
  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain
  • Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley

Movie recommendations

  • The Sound of Music
  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • JoJo Rabbit



Weekly Challenge

Big & Mini is challenging you to try something new, fun, and productive!


This week, we challenge you to...

Not use social media for a whole week! That’s right, the whole week! If you accomplish it, let us know through an email or social media (after you complete the challenge, obviously!) We may just feature you on our website or social media page (with your permission, of course!)

Thank you!

Again, thank you so much for being a part of Big & Mini. With your help, we’re making the world just a little bit brighter :).

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