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 Opening Soon!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

YES! CAMP 

 

Now Taking Applications

Early Bird Registration Discounts thru April 15th

 

for girls ages 6-13

SAVE THE DATE

 

WHEN: Saturday May 2, 2015

 

TIME: 12:00non-2:00pm

 

LOCATION: O Cinema, Wynwood

 

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

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 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

IN FOCUS

YES! Camp Now Taking Applications

 

SAVE THE DATE

GET YOUR TICKET HERE

 

FEATURED PROGRAMS 

 RITES OF PASSAGE

• Girls Age 10-18

• Life Skills, Arts & Culture

• Civic Engagement

• Leadership Development

 

 

INTERGENERATIONAL PROJECT

 

• Grandparents Raising

  Grandchildren

• Caregiver Support

• Mentoring

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