All scholarships for this cohort were made possible by the Health Foundation of South Florida, Target, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Peacock Foundation, Inc., and The Carrie Meek Foundation. We're so grateful to them for their support of Miami's Neighborhood Heroes and their dedication to making leadership development and capacity building resources available to our region’s community-driven grassroots leaders.
Founder, Kids Always First
Preventing suicide and promoting awareness of mental health issues and gun violence among youth his community through mentorship and skills training.
Founder, S.E.E.K. Foundation
Empowering teenagers, parents, teachers, and the community through educationally-diverse STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) programs.
Founder, Sports Konnect
Mentoring at-risk youth by providing the organizational infrastructure of education, sports, mental health, and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).
Founder, Kids N Touch Academy
Promoting student achievement through hands-on learning opportunities and extra-curricular field experiences.
Founder, Affirming Youth
Providing in-school educational, emotional, physical, and mental health services to youth and their families.
Advocating for renter's rights and providing free civil legal services to low-income South Florida residents of mobile home park communities.
Thank you to our funding partners for making this program possible: