OUR VISION

 

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

OUR MISSION

 

To empower young minds to transform their communities

WE VALUE

 

Reciprocity

Compassion

Patience

Teamwork

Learning

Innovation

Responsibility

WE ASPIRE TO

 

INNOVATE

 

GROW

 

TRANSFORM

Celebrating Negro League Baseball

 

Murals for Dorsey Park

 

1701 NW 1ST AVE MIAMI, FL

Free & Open to the Public

FACE PROGRAM

 

Film | Arts & Culture | Coding

Entrepreneurship

 

Summer Employment & Training

Application Period Open Now!

APPLY BY MAY 24TH ONLINE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

YES! CAMP 

 

Now Taking Applications

Early Bird Registration Discounts thru April 15th

 

for girls ages 6-13

SAVE THE DATE

 

WHEN: Saturday May 30, 2015

 

TIME: 10:30am Doors Open

           11:00am Showtime

 

LOCATION: O Cinema, Wynwood

 

Get Tickets Below: $5/students & Adults $20

When: July 30-31, 2015

 

Where: Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus

 

Registration: Youth Attend Free

 

www.youthconferencemiami.org

MISSION

Mission- to empower young minds to transform their communities

 

Vision- All children have the social, economic and educational resources to thrive

 

Core Values- Compassion, Innovation, Patience, Learning, Reciprocity, Responsibility, Teamwork

 

GOALS AND IMPACT

GOALS 2015

* 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

* 2015  NOVO Awards Finalist, Small Community Based Organizations, Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce

 

* 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

 

IN THE NEWS

Community leaders dedicate murals in D.A. Dorsey Park

Commissioner Audrey Edmonson on Tuesday, Feb. 17, joined URGENT Inc., the Miami Marlins, Ayudan and the City of Miami Parks and Recreation to dedicate the official murals for the historic D.A. Dorsey Park, located at 1701 NW First Ave. in Overtown.

The Children’s Trust Provider Profile

“Our young people are creative, innovative and talented. Their contributions towards community change can be powerful when the opportunity to participate is accessible ” - Saliha Nelson, Vice President

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 PROGRAM SPOTLIGHT

YES CAMP IN PROGRESS!

At Fairchild Tropical Park

On University of Miami Campus

 

FACE INTERNS AT WORK!

Intern Group Photo at Urgent, Inc.

 

Public Relations Team Pitching Ideas 

WAYS TO GIVE

MULTI-YEAR GIVING SOCIETY 

                                                                                                                                                                                                         

 

 

Join our Multi-Year Giving Society(MGS)! To join the MGS and help the children and youth of Urgent, please complete our Pledge Card online or print, complete, and mail the Pledge Card to: Urgent, Inc. 1000 NW 1st Ave. Ste. 100 Miami, FL 33136. Your support will help continue to prepare 250 children and youth between the ages of 6-24 from Miami’s urban core to create positive change in their lives and communities through education, empowerment and civic engagement.

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