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The Leading Arts-Based

Youth Development Agency in Florida

The Motivational Edge is a 501(c)(3) youth development agency that uses culturally relevant arts as a motivational platform to inspire youth toward academic achievement, increased self-confidence and the building of essential life skills. Using the arts as a motivational and learning platform, ME impels students who are underachieving toward desperately needed academic instruction.

The youth currently served by The Motivational Edge are walking testaments that the arts are an extremely powerful learning and healing tool!

total students served (FY2015-16)

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of our youth show improvement in Arts Aptitude

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increased their Positive Peer Relationships / Improved social behavior

We’re making headlines and spreading the good vibes! Check out our most recent media coverage, including our Teaching Artists and students featured on CBS4’s Mentoring Matters!

The Motivational Edge’s Health & Wellness Initiative empowers youth to participate in a wide range of physical and mindful activities that are fun, engaging, challenging, competitive and rewarding.

The Motivational Edge is thrilled to have been chosen as the 501(c)(3) youth development agency to receive $130,000 from the City of Miami. These funds allow under-resourced youth at thirteen Miami-Dade County public schools to experience The Motivational Edge’s award-winning, Arts-Based Youth Development Programs.

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It is the policy of The Motivational Edge to comply with all of the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request materials in accessible format, sign language interpreters, and/or any accommodation to participate in any Motivational Edge sponsored programs or meetings, please contact Erick Guerra 888-641-2201 Ext 4 / info@themotivationaledge.org, at least five days in advance to initiate your request. TTY users may also call 711 (Florida Relay Service).


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