Miami Children's Initiative

Liberty City, Miami, FL

Miami Children's Initiative was founded in 2006 and seeks to break the cycle of poverty in Liberty City, Miami with a “block-by-block approach”, and by focusing on the growth and development of the cities youth. Through the establishment of community partnerships, MCI is able to provide after school and summer programming, as well as family social services, which contribute to the ongoing upward mobility of Liberty City and creation of community spaces to enhance the youth and families ability to thrive.

“To create a community-based network that develops, coordinates and provides quality education, accessible health care, youth development programs, health and nutrition supports, opportunities for employment and safe neighborhoods for the children and families in Liberty City.” – MCI website