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

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

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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

IMMEDIATE JOB OPENING

Position: Youth Development Specialist 

Program: Youth Empowemrent After School

Location: Overtown, Miami FL

For More Information: Click Here

Pre-Screening Survey: Click Here

 

   

Community Paint Day!

 

 What: Urgent Inc. is hosting its next Community Paint Day at Dorsey Park in Celebration of Jackie Robinson's Birthday! Mentoring artist, children, their families, and hundreds of volunteers will be painting murals to revitalize Overtown and the historical Dorsey Park, known for being the only field where the Negro Baseball League was allowed to play.

 

When: Friday April 18, 2014

Where: Dorsey Park, 1775 NW 1st Place Miami, FL 33136

Time: 11:00am-3:00pm

No. of Volunteers Needed: 100

To Register: Click Here

For More Information: Emily Gunter emily@urgentinc.org; 305-915-3195

   

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