- 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 ICA, PAMM, Russell Simmons / Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation , Susan L. Taylor / National CARES Mentoring Movement and Starbucks, this annual event is curated specifically for opportunity youth involved in CARES Mentoring's "The Rising" Wellness Group Mentoring programs in South Florida.
Scholars are welcomed to the museums and begin day in a special presentation involving an holistic warm up with motivational trainer, video viewing of their Rush Arts scholar project , 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.
Host Committee for your support: Benjamin Evans/BMe, Russell Benford/Miami Dade, Dr. Marcus Bright/Miami Dade Schools, Leighann Buchanan/Venture Cafe, Felecia Hatcher/Black Tech Week, Tiana Webb - Evans, Joanie Johnson, Christine Mair Messado, Chris Musser, Nichole Levy, Nasir Dean, Mark Ferrari, Brooke Minto/New Museum, Nasir Dean, David J. Johns, Amanda Williams, Jennifer + Stefan Ahrens, Channing Norton, Kellie Sikorski, Esther Park, Lexing Zhang, Opirite Bestman, Hugo Lai, Deborah Briggs/Betsy Hotel, Nasir Dean, David Watkins/Broward Schools, Bonnie Clemons/Broward Schools , Joan Levien Robertson, Alison Brooks/Broward Schools, Rachel Arturi Pruzan, Tommy Ralph Pace/ICA, Howard Herring/NWS, Christopher Carter, Erin Malone/Whitney Museum, Lisa Fernandez/ICA, Bernardo Ortiz, Mike Butler/Silent Revolution, Adrienne Chadwick + Marie Vickles/PAMM, David Camacho/Wil Rodriquez/Tangie Murray.