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Youth Zone Recap!!!

The Youth Zone Returned Bigger & Better for 2016

Presented by

 

Youth Zone Green Family Foundation

 

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Young Lyric (Jermaine Dupri's T.V. show "The Rap Game") rocked the stage this year

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The Tainerz all the way from the 504 representing the 305

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Stanley from the Florida Panthers made a surprise visit and stopped by the Kids Can Cook pop up where the youth took on a Chef role for the day, thank you Dario. Special thanks to Joelle Kearns & The Panther Family!

 

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 The Early Learning Coalition of Miami Dade & Monroe Counties - a consistent supporter year after year

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Thank you Locust Projects: young festival goers were able to create unique horseshoe rattles in our arts n' craft zone!

 

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A very special thanks to all the players that took time out of their schedules to come engage in 3 point shoot-out, dodgeball, and sign autographs for the young people.  Mikey Graham (Manchester City football); James Robinson (Gridiron Football); Ekpe" Udoh” (Turkish B-ball); Toure' Ahmad Khalid-Murry (Sioux Falls Skyforce NBA D League); Dion Sims (Miami Dolphins); Kyle Moore (Retired NFL); Maurice Mann (Former NFL & Canadian Football League Receiver); Ryan Williams (Retired NFL); Erick Fenelus (EIS Fitness)

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A huge thank you to Work of Art Fitness & Pursuit Fitness for creating a top notch fitness zone with fun fitness competitions!  We look forward to working with you gentlemen next year!

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J-Shin hit the stage for a suprise performance of his single "Welcome To The M.I.A."

 

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Major Appreciation to DJ Slick for holding down the Youth Zone stage & the performers!

Shout out to The Motivational Edge for showcasing their performing artists on the 99 Jamz stage - a major supporter 3 years in a row! A very special thank you to our first year performers: Ms. Khadijah, Yak Yak, Prospect, The Girls Choir of Miami, and Swaggboyzz

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Extra special thanks to Fresh Empire for keeping the teens "Fresh"!

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Salute to One Fist Ladyz Bikers 3rd year in a row giving away bags with school supplies!

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Special Thank you for the donation of 20 pairs of shoes for our young festival attendees!

 

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A custom installation by Kern Firm (Danielle Myers), InEverSleep (Kent Lindsey).

Telling Everyone What It's Like #BEING You!

Sponsored by Knight Foundation & Southeast Overtown Park West CRA

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Finally.....Major Thank you to the over 3,000+ youth and families that hung out in the Youth Zone this year - we hope to see you again for 2017!

To get involved or sponsor for 2017, Contact Us!

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