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Want to volunteer in 2022? Big Brothers Big Sisters is looking for help in Idaho.

As we enter year another year of the pandemic, one thing we know for sure: Many children have suffered trauma during this time. One of the most effective ways to heal a child from trauma is to have a caring consistent adult engage in their lives.

Idaho Matters talks with Emily Johnson, CEO of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of the Treasure Valley to talk more.

Gemma is the host of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show which broadcasts live Monday-Friday at noon. She is an award-winning journalist and has spent the majority of her broadcasting career in Idaho. Gemma was a television news anchor and reporter in Boise for close to 15 years. She came to Boise in 1999 to start Fox 12.