our Voice Matters

URGENT, Inc. presents "Our Voice Matters", a multi-media youth art showcase during Historic Overtown's Soul Basel. The event will feature young creatives leading a Comic Art Talk, Youth Short Film Screenings, Photography, and Quick Draw Station

The event is made possible by The Children's Trust, Miami Dade County, The Carrie P. Meek Foundation, and Overtown Children and Youth Coalition.  

Our Voice Matters will be held on Friday December 3, 2021, from 3:00-6:00 pm at CIC Miami 1951 NW 7th Ave. Miami, FL 33136. 

Featured art is created by the talented youth of URGENT’s Film Arts Culture Entrepreneurship (FACE) program and the Rites of Passage Media Project. 



Event Flash back

URGENT, Inc. presented, "Our Voice Matters" in December of 2018 during Overtown's Soul Basel Week. Annually this event features youth showcasing their multi-media youth art created under the mentorship of professional artists. In 2018, URGENT partnered with the Historic Lyric Theater to showcase the youth in Historic Overtown, Miami

You can  stay connected with URGENT by following on us on IG, Facebook, and Youtube using @urgentinc. 

To donate to this cause, text DONATE to 833-565-0777, no amount is to small or too large.

Art Gallery


Joey Ashley
Trainer of the Year

Connie Kinnard, GMCVB
Community Partner of the Year

Juan JC del Valle
Donor of the Year

Ruth Point du Jour
Rising Young Woman of the Year

Tiffany Ortiz
Alumni of the Year 

Juberney Etienne
Rising Youth of the Year



Shedia Nelson
Trainer of the Year

Rory Lee
Community Partner of the Year

Leonardo Mourino, MS
School Partner of the Year

Royal Caribbean
Sponsor of the Year

Brianna Saffold
Alumni of the Year 

Surayyah Muhammad
Rising Young Woman of the Year


Commissioner Barbara Jordan, Miami Dade County
Sponsor of the Year

Business Partner of the Year

Fran Katz, The Women’s Fund
Mentor of the Year

Honey Shine
Community Partner of the Year

Caridad Hernandez 
Board Member of the Year

Martine Bonheur
Parent of the Year

Monica Bissainthe
 Young Woman of the Year


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Miami, FL 33136, USA


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