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

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Murals for Dorsey Park

 

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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.

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“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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