News Release

Young Talent Big Dreams

Young Talent Big Dreams

Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, together with presenting sponsor The Children’s Trust, are proud to present the 11th season of Young Talent Big Dreams – the most widespread, local FREE youth talent competition in Miami-Dade County.

The Champions for Children's Awards Ceremony is Dec. 9.

Many things have changed in 2020, but not the dedication and commitment of many exceptional individuals and program to the children of our community.



Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, together with presenting sponsor The Children’s Trust, are proud to announce the 2020 winners of Young Talent Big Dreams, the most widespread local youth talent contest in Miami-Dade history.

Join Battle of the Books.


This summer, the battle of all battles goes virtual! The Children’s Trust and all the Miami-Dade Grade Level Reading Partners are looking to crown the next Great Book Warrior during the 2021 Battle of the Books.

Book Club Elephant


MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FL – The Children’s Trust has introduced its new, improved and expanded Book Club program to help young children develop their early reading skills for school readiness and for maximum enjoyment with their families. 

The Children's Trust President and CEO James Haj interviewed while volunteering at a diaper giveaway.


Miami, FL –  To help support Miami-Dade families with young children in times of crisis, The Children’s Trust gave $95,000 in emergency funding to the Miami Diaper Bank, the largest ever donation to the nonprofit which pays for and distributes diapers to the needy in the community.

A little girl is ecstatic on the front page of StayHome.Miami


Miami, FL – The Children’s Trust has officially launched StayHome.Miami, a website with free activities, resources and other digital tools to help parents, caregivers and children who will largely be confined to their homes through the coronavir

Young boy with a mask sits looking out his window during quarantine.


Miami, FL – Continuing its focus to help all families and children in Miami-Dade County affected by the coronavirus pandemic, The Children’s Trust is contributing $500,000 to United Way of Miami-Dade’s new Miami Pandemic Response Fund, part of Operation Helping Hands.