URGENT INC

Rating: 4.67 stars   6 reviews

Issues: Children & Youth

Location: 1000 NW 1st Ave. STE 100 Miami FL 33136 USA

Mission: The Mission of URGENT Inc. is to empower young minds to transform their communities.
Results: * 93% of participants increase their positive peer relationships, coping, decision making and problem solving and work readiness skills *89% of summer campers increase fitness and oral reading fluency *96% of after school participants increase fitness and oral reading fluency *96% of kinship caregivers continue to provide healthy and safe homes for grandchildren
Target demographics: children & youth
Direct beneficiaries per year: 300 young people between the ages of 6-24.
Geographic areas served: Miami-Dade
Programs: Youth Empowerment After School & Summer Camp, Rites of Passage, Intergenerational Project, Murals for Dorsey Park and the Campaign for Girls Well-Being
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EIN 65-0516506
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Rating: 5 stars  

10 people found this review helpful

Working with Urgent, Inc./Rites of Passage for the past several years on an almost monthly basis has been a wonderful experience. The program is well-organized, with clearly defined goals. The girls are motivated to not only attend educational and career-related workshops on Saturday mornings, but to actively participate.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I have worked with the Rites of Passage program at Urgent, Inc. for almost 5 years. The young ladies who participate in the program definitely shine!

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-5-01

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Rating: 5 stars  

11 people found this review helpful

URGENT INC. stands for Urban Renewal Greater Enhancement National Team. As an organization Urgent is involved with Grandparents raising grand Children, Rights of Passage Youth Empowerment for Girls, Pregnancy Prevention Project, Summer Camp, After School Program & Summer Internship for High School Girls...www.urgentinc.org

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This organization has allowed me to Give Back to my Community which is a beautiful thing. No words can express that Feeling...

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-1-01

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Rating: 4 stars  

9 people found this review helpful

Urgent Inc. applies a holistic approach to providing intellectual stimulation and creative inspiration to inner-city girls who may not otherwise receive such exposure. The organization provides structured, fun, quality programming and positive role models for its participants. It has been interesting to observe how some of the girls who entered into the program with low self esteem and little self-efficacy have blossomed into beautiful and confident leaders amongst their peers. There are lots of opportunities for healthy and appropriate self-expression within realistic boundaries. Keep up the great and necessary work, urgent Inc.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

my work with their summer camp.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Try to create a similar track for our boys and young men.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

The positive energy of the campers and staff.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

People who are open and willing to learn.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Change the world - or at least Miami.

Ways to make it better...

We had more time.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

I'm not really sure but an educated guess? - FUNDING

One thing I'd also say is that...

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About once a year

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-5-01

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