Fit2Lead Youth Enrichment and Sports Program

This ongoing program provides at-risk adolescents, ages 12-15 years, with a violence prevention and resilience promotion free afterschool program at local community parks. Youth are provided with daily academic support, sports and recreation, mentorship, and emotion regulation/problem solving/ communication/life skills workshops daily afterschool. The study is examining the longitudinal effects of the program on individual youth mental health and resilience, and community impacts on perceptions of neighborhood safety and juvenile crime.

Awarded By

  • Miami-Dade County, FL



  • $3,000,000.00


  • 2016