The BIG Live Corp (Being Involved Greatly, Living in Various Environments/TBL) is a social enterprise that serves as a vendor for New York City Department of Education. Aimed at raising social status and improving quality of life, TBL provides college & career awareness, community outreach & development, family enrichment, STEM (Science, Technology Engineering, and Mathematics), and economic awareness workshops within New York City Public Schools.
Founded by Pierry Benjamin (CEO), TBL currently has over 19,000 followers on Twitter, over 2,400 followers on Instagram, over 1,800 likes on Facebook, and over 45,000 collective views on YouTube. The firm has been featured on Nickelodeon’s Stick Stickly’s Sham ROCKING Weekend March 23, 2012, WQHT’s Hot97 Street Soldiers August 25, 2013 with Fox Five News journalist Lisa Evers and has been featured in a full feature ad campaign with the Republican National Committee on FOX business January 14, 2016.
The BIG Live Corp (TBL) provides high-quality, direct support curriculum for students in New York City Middle Schools. The proposed curriculum are derived from the College Access for All Middle School Initiative. and uncover post-secondary options, goal setting and career exploration throughout a ten lesson curriculum. The modules are designed to encourage students to expand their mindset around going to college. It also prepares students with the knowledge and resources needed to understand how to navigate their journey to college from middle school.