We are inspired to fulfill the growing number of education requests we are currently receiving from schools, hospitals, communities of faith, and parents for our education on gender and orientation. We invite you to invest in YES Institute’s I Give 2017 Campaign.
This campaign will fund life-saving education to 2,500 teachers, parents, medical personnel and children. It will also secure funding to hire a new staff member for our Early Childhood Education Initiative, which impacts youth ages 4 to 10.
Instructors who invite YES Institute to their class are providing students with access to the latest research, critical thinking, and first-hand life experiences on gender and orientation. We’ve also worked with dozens of administrators, educators and students (from pre-school all the way to graduate level) to create tools, trainings and curricula that create a safe and supportive environment for students as well as staff and faculty.
YES Institute uses a powerful model of communication to engage participants in authentic and open discussions that include all viewpoints and beliefs. These dialogues give people the opportunity to publicly speak their fears, concerns and questions, often for the first time.
One of our courses "A Communication Called Bullying" is an examination of the phenomenon of bullying viewed through the lens of communication.
Our community of volunteers, interns, donors, staff and board members contribute mightily to the heart and soul of our work.
Internships with YES Institute provide opportunities to contribute to our groundbreaking work and receive training in our powerful models of communication and education.
YES Institute Community Dialogues
We initiate dialogue on gender and orientation for people who work with, care for, or serve young people and their families.
Youth safety is a community issue.
We deliver groundbreaking education for youth and their families, schools, universities, therapists, healthcare providers, religious communities, and systems of care.
We connect communities across South Florida, the US and Latin America through videoconferencing and travel. Our work is also available in the Spanish, Haitian Creole and American Sign languages.
Roxy C. Sora
John J. Martin, Jr. M.D.
Emilio A. Vazquez
Karen Raben, MD
Evan McEwing, DNP
Director of Education
Director of Operations
Director of Donor Development
Manager of Donor Relations and Communications
Community Education Coordinator
This organization's financial statements were independently submitted and have not been verified by The Miami Foundation.