Our Youth Development Program
Our youth program at our Overtown and West Homestead site focuses on inspiring, educating, and empowering youth. We operate in the after school hours Monday through Friday in the school year for academic support as well as one evening a week at each site.
Read on to learn about the multiple program elements in our holistic program to middle and high school youth.
Each week we present fun, interactive activities Social Skills lessons to youth to create higher expectations, establish a pattern of positive attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors regarding themselves, others, and their community.
We offer students the option to join our weekly Bible Study. As we welcome all youth we share how Christ’s spirit will help us to be in the world but not of it.
Field Trips, Reward Trips, Outings & Excursions
Students explore Miami-Dade and beyond through day and overnight trips. We are grateful for our partnership with Sierra Club Miami, Shake-a-Leg, Branches, Big City Mountaineers and more expand our students’ opportunities and experiences.
Creative Arts sessions give youth the opportunity to explore, create, and dream.
Touching Miami with Love is in part funded by The Children’s Trust. The Children’s Trust is a dedicated source of revenue established by voter referendum to improve the lives of children and families in Miami-Dade County.