Murals for Dosey Park Community Paint-a-Thon Fundraiser 2013!

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Murals for Dorsey Park Community Paint-a-Thon Fundraiser 2013!
Friday March 22, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM EDT
Dorsey Park
1701 NW 1st Ave.
Miami, FL 33136
Kadir Nelson

is an award-winning American artist whose works have been exhibited in major national and international publications, institutions, art galleries, and museums. His authorial debut, “WE ARE THE SHIP: The Story of Negro League Baseball”, won the Coretta Scott King and Robert F. Sibert Awards, and was published by Disney/Hyperion in the spring of 2008.

Candice Andice Anderson
Maria Balseiro
Grace Bio
Leo Angela Bio
Alexandry Douyoun
Loni Johnson
T. Eliot Mansa
Ingrid Mathurin
Kadir Nelson
Addonis Parker
Matt Rosen
Rodney Royal
Alejandra Suarez
Project Advisory Committee

Lee Damus
Alexandry Douyon
  Anette During
T. Eliot Mansa
Addonis Parker
Justine Rosen
Mikhaile Solomon
Caridad Suarez
PROJECT SPONSORS Knight  Foundation Logo-New

Kennedy Family Foundation
Dear Bobby,

Think back to when you were a kid….Wouldn’t it be fun to paint on the walls again? Only this time you won’t get in trouble!


Mural Group

Well, here is your chance. URGENT, Inc. is putting on a Community Paint-a-Thon for its Murals for Dorsey Park Project. The project wants to bring people together to help transform Dorsey Park into a historic and cultural destination within the City of Miami commemorating it as the home of Negro League Baseball in South Florida.


The Community Paint-a-Thon will be held:


Date: Friday March 22, 2013

Time: 8:30 am to 3:30pm

Location: Dorsey Park

Address: 1701 NW 1st Ave, Miami, FL33136

Registration: $25  



This will be the first fundraiser for our Murals for Dorsey Park Project, a Knight Foundation Arts Challenge winner.


If you would like to participate you can register now. You can sign-up as a team or be assigned a team upon arrival at the event. This Fund-raiser is an opportunity to volunteer with your family, friends, colleagues, civic group or other community group. But most of all this is an opportunity for us to come together to transform our community using our collective skills and assets!


Each team member must register to participate.


*High school youth who participate will be awarded community service hours upon request.


We also are asking local artist to serve as Mentoring Artist and supervise a small group of novice painters for the day. If you would like to serve, please sign-up  here!

Register Now!
I can’t make it
If you have questions about this event, Please contact:

Emily Gunter, Director
Building Literacy through Arts and Culture or call 305-915-3195 Cell

We look forward to painting on the wall with you!

Emily Gunter
About URGENT, Inc.

URGENT, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) youth and community development organization dedicated to empowering young minds to transform their communities. We do this by promoting shared leadership through empowerment, education and civic engagement to create collective well-being.  We believe our elders are the anchors of communities, parents are the coaches but it is the young people that are the drivers of change. Current programs include Rites of Passage for Girls, Youth Empowerment After School & Summer Camp, Intergenerational Project.

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