Lonnie Brigham, Founder & CEO
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I was born and raised in Chicago, IL, and am now proud to call Janesville, WI, home. I have a passion and a need to help others, most specifically in the areas of racial inequality and injustices.

Being raised in the streets of Chicago, I lived the racial inequality and injustices every day. My life experiences have led me to my current passion as a community activist, following in the footsteps of my ancestors.


My outreach has led to the following:

  • Former Chairman of the African American Liaison Advisory Committee for Janesville Police Department

  • Crimestoppers of Janesville and Rock County Committee Member

  • Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee for Rock County

  • CASA of Rock County Volunteer

  • Janesville Multi-Cultural Teacher Scholarship Board

  • Current Chair of Janesville Mobilizing 4 Change

  • Member of Beloit Chapter of NAACP; set on their Criminal Justice Committee

  • Set on Justice Overcoming Borders (JOB)

Porscha Nalan, Deputy Director 
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Spending over 20 years living within Rock County I am grateful to now be serving and giving back to the same community that I was raised in. I am passionate about providing youth with key resources and support needed to become the best version of themselves. My education within the University of Wisconsin colleges has guided me and my dedication to make meaningful impacts throughout the fields of Human and Social Services and Ethnic Studies. I have gained unlimited insight from experiencing the positive impacts non-profit’s have first hand since 2012 and continue to lead with these lasting life lessons.

After years of being inspired by non-profits focused on the community, now being a part of Brigham Impact Group Mentoring and Leadership Academy I am able to follow through my passions daily. Creating everlasting change in the lives of our youth and all we connect with. 

"The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others -Gandhi"

Alisha Bittrick

Hey Guys, I'm Alisha I am 20 years old I live in Beloit, WI. I enjoy the outdoors, working out, traveling & watching movies. I am with BIG to help kids who need someone they can rely on and trust. Help shape them into the best versions of themselves possible. 

"Help each child like they are your own, and in that, you will find the most success." 


Anthony Conners

Hi guys, I'm Anthony I am 26 years old I live in Janesville, WI. I enjoy watching sports, playing basketball, and playing video games. I am with BIG to help kids with navigating through life. 

"One day I will make onions cry." 


 Josiah Richardson

Hi everyone, I'm Josiah my nickname is Jeb I am 20 years old I live in Milton, WI. I am a competitive weightlifter, I like fishing and any outside activity. I am with BIG because I simply love kids and I see a need in the community for people like me. 

"I do not care what you do with your life, but whatever you do with it, be great."


Quentin Brown 

Hi everyone, I am Quentin you can call me Q I am 27 years old. I live in Janesville, WI. I have a 10-year-old son I enjoy spending time outside animals video games sports and spending time with my son. I am with BIG because I can positively impact other kids' lives.
“It's better to try and fail than to never try at all”