- School Bus arrivals begin 10:00am
- Program start at 10:30am | Auditorium. Youth Museum Tours begin at 11:30am.
- School Bus departures by 1:00pm
In partnership with PAMM, Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation and Starbucks, this annual event is curated specifically for opportunity youth involved in CARES "The Rising" Wellness Group Mentoring programs in South Florida.
Scholars are welcomed to the Perez Art Museum Miami and begin day in a special presentation involving an holistic warm up with motivational trainer Kellie Sikorski, video viewing of their Rush Arts scholar project InFractions*, elements of The Rising: Elevating Education, Expectations and Self Esteem program led by a special guest, a special guest led meditation and talk with a community of caring adults. Light brunch snacks, provided by Starbucks, and private youth art tours to follow.
Music curated by artist Nasir Dean and powered by Silent Revolution Miami.
Photography courtesy of Color Crush Media.
We welcome you to join us in celebration and support of these Rising Scholars, particularly if you are interested in learning more about CARES programs and how to become a Mentor, Donor, Wellness Circle Sponsor or Volunteer.
A Special Thank you to the Host Committee for your support: Dr. Marcus Bright, Tiana Webb - Evans, Joanie Johnson, Christine Mair Messado, Chris Musser, Nichole Levy, Mark Ferrari, Brooke Minto, Nasir Dean, David J. Johns, Amanda Williams, Jennifer + Stefan Ahrens, Channing Norton, Kellie Sikorski, Esther Park, Lexing Zhang, Opirite Bestman, Hugo Lai, Deborah Briggs, Nasir Dean, Rachel Arturi Pruzan, Tommy Ralph Pace, Howard Herring, Christopher Carter, Erin Malone, Lisa Fernandez, Bernardo Ortiz, Mike Butler, Marie Vickles, David Camacho/Wil Rodriquez/Tangie Murray.