Announcements Archives - The Motivational Edge
April 27, 2018

Creative, Fun Times at Eneida

Blog post by Teaching Artist Karina Santarossa March 21, 2018 My time with the students at Eneida M. Hartner Elementary School was heartwarming and rewarding. We had lots […]
March 16, 2018

Tallahassee Workshop

We’re taking our talents to Tallahassee! The Motivational Edge and One Voice IMPAACT (a project of the Florida Coalition for Children) joined forces for an introductory workshop this past […]
February 7, 2018

UM – Studying The Motivational Edge’s Impact

Since 2008, we’ve watched our youth develop into talented artists and thoughtful citizens, each a testament to the efficacy of our programs in providing a safe […]
February 7, 2018

Irie Foundation/ME Case Study

In July 2014, The Motivational Edge’s Allapattah Music and Literacy Center was renamed The Irie Foundation Allapattah Music and Literacy Center. For 2+ successful years of […]
February 7, 2018

CBS 4 – Mentoring Matters

As seen on CBSMiami Before a teacher heard 16-year-old Ines Hernandez singing to herself at a bus stop two years ago, she admits she had some […]
January 28, 2018

ME’s First Orlando Event | Painting With The Pros

Our first-ever Orlando event was a touchdown! Bringing our expressive Arts programs to reach youth in central Florida required an all-star team. Luckily, we had the […]
January 24, 2018

Hillsborough PR Release

The Motivational Edge has entered into an annual contract with Hillsborough County Children’s Services through 2018. The contract, which was voted on and executed by the […]
January 21, 2018

Critical Listening at Jan Moran Learning Library

Blog post by Teaching ArtistGerald “Nova Sound” Campbell January 2, 2018 The youth of Jan Moran Collier City Learning Library went on a critical listening and self-expression […]
January 20, 2018

Florida Youth Leadership Academy

January 20, 2018

Gaze Upon Your Future

What do you want to be in the future? You might be asked this question many times throughout your life. Some people know right away, and […]
January 9, 2018

The Arts and Dropout Prevention

Here at The Motivational Edge, we refer to our programs as Arts-Based Youth Development programs – because, while our students do learn to create art and engage […]
October 8, 2017

The Motivational Edge to receive $130,000 City of Miami Award for Afterschool Programs

October 6, 2017

ME and Chapman Partnership X PEACE

Lyndon Gray has talks with his students about everything from our political climate to family relationships. Each class the students pick a new topic to write […]
September 20, 2016

Arts Based Youth Development Agency Expands to Tampa through Department of Children & Families

9.20.2016 (Tampa, FL) Many young people lack the resources and guidance needed to achieve their maximum potential. Especially at-risk youth that are in the system of […]