Calendar: CARES 9th Annual Art Basel Youth Blast Event

Event Description

This annual event is specially curated opportunity for youth involved in CARES Mentoring “The Rising Program”,  a social-emotional group mentoring program in South Florida. In partnership with PAMM, Susan L. Taylor |  National CARES Mentoring Movement, Artist x Collector - Nasir Dean | 13th Month Productions x The Dean Collection  Host | Danni Washington “Xploration Knows Nature Best” & Founder - Big Blue + You |  CarterProjects Miami | Christopher Carter |  Silent Revolution Miami |  Wege Foundation |  Starbucks. 

This year’s theme is #elevatehope.  Scholars will be welcomed by PAMM Director, Franklin Sirmans, with programming led by youth featuring curated music by artist Nasir Dean , inspirational words from Wesley Wray  (Actor from “Moonlight”), 5000 Role Models, Brandon Dasent-Amos (Student + Survivor - Marjory Stoneman Douglas), Students from AMI Kids Youth Detention,  and Nyah Fellow - Jusaline Placencia.  Youth will engage in an inspirational panel moderated by Danni Washington of Big Blue & You.  Sounds provided by Silent Revolution and DJ Heartbreak, with a holistic warm up by motivational trainer Kellie Sikorski of STRENGTH is the New Beauty. 

A special feature of this year’s art projects will include a video by Jason Fitzroy Jeffers and work by youth work that participated in workshops with ICA Miami Teaching Artist Terence Price.  This special featuring highlights elements of our signature mentoring initiative “The Rising: Elevating Education, Expectations and Self Esteem” program.

Light brunch snacks, provided by Starbucks, and private gallery tours for youth led by PAMM Teaching Artists.

Please find further information here.