News Release

Smiling boy and girl, each holding a book.

/ August 21, 2018

Miami, FL –  The Children’s Trust will host its annual Family Expo, a fun-filled family-centric community event created to connect parents to a wide range of programs and services for their children, on Saturday, September 8, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Children being held in chainlink cages by U.S. Customs and Border Protection

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

/ June 21, 2018

MIAMI –  The President’s recent Executive Order to end family separations and begin unified family detentions under the administration’s recently instituted “Zero Tolerance” policy fails to address the future of the more than 2,300 children who were taken from their asylum-seeking parents at our

Family reading on a blanket at the park.

/ May 29, 2018

MIAMI, FL – The Children’s Trust is challenging South Florida families to join the #Read30 movement and close the summer reading gap.

Smiling children in swimsuits standing by a pool

/ May 29, 2018

Nearly $54 million alone will support quality after-school, summer and youth enrichment programs.

Champions for Children Event Graphic

/ April 12, 2018

The Children’s Trust will celebrate the unparalleled achievements of local trailblazers who are improving the lives of children and families in Miami-Dade County at the 13th Annual Champions for Children Awards Ceremony on Thursday, June 14, 2018, from noon to 1:30 p.m.

Mural at HistoryMiami Museum depicting historical figures including Julia Tuttle and Henry Flagler

/ March 16, 2018

MIAMI, FL – Children in foster care may have enjoyed “spring break” from school, but they never get a break from the worry and concern of where they will lay their head at night.

Teens holding signs at gun control rally

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/ February 22, 2018

The Children’s Trust fully endorses the groundswell of youth activism to alter the trajectory of their future by insisting on commonsense gun laws to ensure that the Stoneman Douglas High School mass shooting will be the last of its kind.

Teen boy on stage at Young Talent Big Dreams Audition

/ December 15, 2017

CORAL GABLES, FL – December 15, 2017 – Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, together with presenting sponsor The Children’s Trust, announces the eighth annual Young Talent Big Dreams – the most widespread local FREE youth talent competition in Miami-Dade County.