WE VALUE

 

Reciprocity

Compassion

Patience

Teamwork

Learning

Innovation

Responsibility

OUR MISSION

 

To empower young minds to transform their communities

OUR VISION

 

All people have the social, educational and economic resources to thrive

WE ASPIRE TO

 

INNOVATE

 

GROW

 

TRANSFORM

FACE TECH, ARTS & CULTURE EXPO

 

When: 

July 22, 2014 from 9AM TO 11AM

 

Where:

UM Life Science & Technology Park

 

Fee:

RSVP

What: Encore Film Screening at the FACE Film Expo

 

When:

July 23, 2014 at 5:30pm

 

Where:

Olympia Theater @ Gusman

 

Tickets:

Free 

 

 

LIMITED SEATING

 

RSVP ON EVENTBRITE

FACE BUSINESS & HOSPITALITY

EXPO

 

When: July 24, 2014 9AM-11AM

 

WHERE: Camillus House, 3rd FL Community Room

1603 NW 7th Ave Miami, FL 33136

 

RSVP ON EVENTBRITE

GOALS AND IMPACT

GOALS 2014

* Innovate and improve upon existing best practices that support youth in their transition to become social change agents

 

* Work in partnership with communities, build cross-sector coalitions and partner with organizations to bring about systems and community change Read More

 

RECENT IMPACT 

• 93% of participants increased their positive peer relationships, coping, decision making and problem solving and work readiness skills

• 89% of summer campers increased fitness and oral reading fluency

• 96% of after school participants increased fitness and oral reading fluency

• 96% of kinship caregivers continued to provide healthy and safe homes for grandchildren

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

* 2013 Community Partner of the Year, Wilkie D. Ferguson Jr. Bar Association

 

* 2012 Excellence in Direct Service for Children & Youth, The Children’s Trust

 

*2012 Knight Arts Challenge Winner--Miami, Knight Foundation

 

* 2012 NOVO Awards Finalist, Small Community Based Organizations, Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce

PROGRAMS IN FOCUS

FEATURED VIDEO


YOUTH EMPOWERMENT

• YES Camp Registration

   Opens March 1, 2014

• After School

• Boys and Girls K-6

• Literacy, Fitness, Social Skills

 

 

 RITES OF PASSAGE

• Girls Age 10-18

• Life Skills, Arts & Culture

• Civic Engagement

• Leadership Development

 

 

 INTERGENERATIONAL PROJECT

 

• Grandparents Raising

  Grandchildren

• Caregiver Support

• Mentoring

   

DOCUMENT DOWNLOADS 

    

Brochure  |  Fact Sheet  | Impact Sheet

NEWS & HAPPENINGS

 

WHERE: Moselle’s Boutique

1033 NW 3rd Ave Miami, FL 33136

 

WHY: The purpose of this event is to motivate the community to support Overtown's youth engaging in business, support local businesses and sell products made by young entrepreneurs and change the store image in the mind of local youth.

 

CONTACT: Saliha Nelson, MSEd

Office: 786-439-1544

FACE Pop-Up Shop Opens Today

 

WHAT: Urgent, Inc.'s  Summer Youth Employment & Training Program, F.A.C.E., will host a Pop-Up Shop event today Thursday July 17th, Friday July 18th and Friday July 25th, 2014. Urgent, Inc. provides youth who live in Overtown the opportunity to engage in hands on experiential learning by working on projects led by industry professionals as paid summer interns. This year, entrepreneurship interns will open up Overtown's first POP-Up Shop in partnership with a local business, Moselle's Boutique in order to sell products they have designed and produced. Come out and support these emerging young business men and women. The FACE program is made possible by the South East Overtown Park West Community Redevelopment Agency and Miami Dade County, Dept. of Cultural Affairs.

 

WHEN: Thursday, July 17th 2PM-6PM;   Friday, July 18th 2PM-6PM; Saturday July 19th 11AM-7PM (Overtown  Music and Arts Festival) & Friday, July 25th 2PM-6PM

 

 

TECH ARTS, CULTURE & CODING EXPO

WHEN: Tuesday July 22, 2014 from 9AM-11AM

 

WHERE: University of Miami Life Science & Technology Park 1951 NW 7th Ave Miami, FL 33136 Conference Room A-B

 

RSVP: Here (Free)

 

FILM EXPO

WHEN: Wednesday July 23, 2014 Doors Open at 5PM- 8PM

WHERE: Olympia Theater at Gusman Center for the Performing Arts 174 E. Flagler St Miami, FL

RSVP: Ticketed Event (Free)

 

BUSINESS & HOSPITALITY EXPO

 

WHEN: Thursday July 24, 2014 from 9AM-11AM

WHERE: Camillus House, Community Room 3rd FL

1603 NW 7th Ave (Enter off of 15th street)

RSVP: Here (Free)

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