2015 Bright Idea
Winners:
City of Miami Beach, FL/Miami Beach Police Athletic League, Inc.
2015
Publication:
Innovations in American Government Awards
Jurisdiction:
Florida

Designed to address the need for at-risk youth to have a safe space to spend after-school and weekend hours, this program brings together mentors and engaged youth to provide a variety of services to foster education and career opportunities, including SAT prep, career fairs, resume writing and time management workshops. In addition, activities are offered that build self-esteem, work ethic, and responsibility.