Youth Zone Recap!!!
The Youth Zone Returned Bigger & Better for 2016
Young Lyric (Jermaine Dupri's T.V. show "The Rap Game") rocked the stage this year
The Tainerz all the way from the 504 representing the 305
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!
The Early Learning Coalition of Miami Dade & Monroe Counties - a consistent supporter year after year
Thank you Locust Projects: young festival goers were able to create unique horseshoe rattles in our arts n' craft zone!
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)
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!
J-Shin hit the stage for a suprise performance of his single "Welcome To The M.I.A."
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
Extra special thanks to Fresh Empire for keeping the teens "Fresh"!
Salute to One Fist Ladyz Bikers 3rd year in a row giving away bags with school supplies!
Special Thank you for the donation of 20 pairs of shoes for our young festival attendees!
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
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!
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