Our vision: a Miami in which each of us uses our resources, skills, and interests as "threads"" to re-weave our neighborhoods into a tapestry of well-being for everyone. Mission: Hope for Miami nurtures children and youth through effective programs that help them build positive relationships with the community.
Children participating in the WhizKidz Summer Camp, 2018
Staff supporting children, parents and staff at Kinloch Park Elementary School, Flagami neighborhood of Miami.
Younger children with special needs, Summer Camp 2018
Older youth with disabilities from program located at Ferguson High School participating in Summer Camp.
WhizKidz, Success and Project Genesis after school, summer camp
WhizKidz: After school and summer camp.
Services include: literacy, fitness, social skills, homework help and field trips.
Serving: School age children up to age 15. All sites are able to include children with disabilities
Locations: Hialeah, Kendall, Dadeland, North Miami and Cutler Bay.
Year-round afterschool and summer camp program for children and youth with disabilities.
Services include: literacy, fitness, social skills, field trips
Serving: Students with disabilities,including youth who are deaf or hard-of- hearing
Locations: Hialeah – Estrella de Belen W. Kendall - Ferguson High School Ferguson program specializes in students with autism.
Project Genesis: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, afterschool and summer camp.
Serving: High school students with any type of disability. Peer Mentor youth.
Focus: Career preparation and independent living skills
Locations: Liberty City - Miami Central High School Kendall - Southwest Miami High School
Compass & Compass Youth Compass
Compass Program: Prevention of substance abuse and promotion of health behaviors, Provides parent workshops.
Serving: Middle School Youth in South Dade, South Miami, Little Havana and Allapattah and parents.
Compass Youth Program: Substance abuse prevention education.
Serving: Students in grades 4-6 in S Dade, W Kendall and Leisure City and their parents.
Project U Turn
Prevention of teen pregnancy and STIs among middle school youth and parent workshops. S Dade.
A community coalition designed to protect youth and prevent high risk behaviors through community
collaboration. Participants include all sectors of the community - such as parents, youth, teachers, business,
law enforcement, government and youth-serving organizations. Focus: Flagami neighborhood of Miami
Urban K Gardens
Designed to develop a sustainable food garden to enhance school wellness and provide environmental education.
Focus: Students at Kinloch Park Middle School
and community volunteers.