Artistry Youth in Motion is a nonprofit organization promoting inclusion and advancing systems change, to underserved children with a unique combination of educational, technology, arts and mentoring program that assist to foster their self-esteem, self-confidence & resiliency needed to realize their fullest potential.
A.Y.M Prevention, Intervention, and Empowerment program (college/career prep & youth leadership development) provides best-practice services that enable youth to reduce risk-taking behaviors, develop personal competencies, and strengthen their commitment to education and community service. A.Y.M offers positive alternatives to the gangs, violence and drugs that surround youth, assisting them to transition from being “at risk” to “at hope” by providing coordinated services that assess youths’ needs, identify their assets, and involve them in our programs and refer them to our community partners. Our services range from one-time violence interventions to intensive, ongoing work with youth. All interactions are geared to empower youth to take charge of their own lives, their own futures!
Fun summer learning activities. ... The school bell may stop ringing, but summer is a great time for all kinds of learning opportunities for kids. ... Check with Artistry Youth in Motion about camps and other ..... activities designed to help young children learn how to read and read better.
A.Y.M has partner up with Teen Court to provided youth, volunteers and participants, an opportunity to gain knowledge and experience in a non-traditional judicial process. First-time juvenile misdemeanor offenders (participants) are afforded a sentencing hearing conducted by youth volunteers serving as attorneys, jurors, bailiffs, and clerks.
Once a youth becomes a volunteer; teens can participate as a defense or prosecuting attorney, juror, clerk, and/or a bailiff. It is a beneficial hands-on experience showing the reality of what happens in a courtroom. This volunteer program is magnificent for teens who are interested in careers associated with the judicial system.
A.Y.M Art & Workshop to build kids confidence and motivation. In this engaging workshop, they will learn loads of new and simple tools to Raise Confident and Motivated Kids
By serving at risk youth through a one-on-one mentoring program, A.Y.M creates opportunities for a college education through professionally supported relationships, inspiring the student to make positive choices for their future.
These communities are plagued with violence, unemployment, and low-academic achievement. Our program work is motivated by its vision that all children, with the support of their families, neighborhoods and communities, will become 21st-century global citizens who are globally competent, globally cooperative and globally compassionate
Every summer, we offer nutritious meals for no cost to children and teenagers up to age 18 at safe locations.
We empower them by providing programming that, in addition to giving them something to do, builds academic and creative abilities.
Our afterschool activities, which range from leadership development and arts to sports and fitness, gives kids the opportunity to become a confident kid today and a healthier, happier grown-up tomorrow.
In addition to enriching lives, we are cultivating the values, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health and educational achievement.
Artistry Men & Women Tomorrow
Artistry young men of Tomorrow is a mentoring program designed to serve young men in our organization. Behind every fact is a live. Behind every statistic is a history. Behind every expression is a young person whose future will be lost if something is not done immediately to change his or her reality. And when it comes to young men, the numbers are staggering and the reality is
Young Women of Tomorrow
One of the goals of the organization is to combat the psychological effects of the disproportionate number of negative images of young women depicted in the media and make a difference in the lives of young women who are most affected by this one sided imagery. By raising awareness and offering support through discussion, education, counseling, internships, mentoring and advocacy, A.Y.M seeks to build the self-esteem and self worth of these young ladies thereby changing their outlook on life, broadening their horizons and helping them to empower themselves.
I'M MY RESCUE
I'M MY RESCUE HELP YOUTH RISE UP & ENGAGES UNDERSERVE YOUNG PEOPLE THROUGH COMMUNITY-BASED EDUCATION, MENTORING AND EMPLOYMENT READINESS PROGRAMS TO HELP THEM DEVELOP SKILLS AND STRENGTHEN TIES TO FAMILY AND COMMUNITY.
Arts Education and Youth Development
A.Y.M Arts Education and Youth Development program foundational values insistence on high expectations, active participation, and total acceptance of each individual—stimulate not just artistic accomplishment, but improved grade-point averages, educational aspirations, and confidence about academic goals and also positive impact on life skills: how youth conduct themselves, organize their time, manage stress, lead a group, maintain a positive sense of self, interact with people of different backgrounds, and set ambitious personal goals.
The goals of the program are:
Male & Female Empowerment
High Risk Education and Prevention
Attendance Improvement and Dropout Prevention: Gather student’s attendance records and mandate attendance improvement in order for them to participate in major program events.
• Developing individual talent
• Leveraging of life skills through art making
• Creating a sense of belonging and community
Benefits for Teens
High-quality arts education programs that incorporate youth development practices can develop young people’s artistic abilities while improving their life skills, self-image, and social commitment.
A.Y.M Parent program
A.Y.M provide culturally specific workshops to help parents and guardians, connect families to local resources, provide a safe place for parents to gain support, address the underlying issues of the achievement gap, help prevent violence in the community, increase parental involvement, provide basic needs to families, provide mentoring to families, encourage community involvement and volunteerism, assist in building families, provide opportunities for children to participate in artistic expression.
Food & Clothes Banks
The Artistry Youth in Motion provides food and clothes to low-income and poor residents in the community. Food is purchased from the Food Bank, private donors donate clothes, and we distribute them to families. Baked goods, clothing, and household items are also available.
Chief Michelle Pierre
Ms. Nancy Delva
Youth Leader/ Dance Coach
This organization's financial statements were independently submitted and have not been verified by The Miami Foundation.