Community Invited to Fostering Success Concert in the Park

Media Advisory:
January 22, 2015

Michelle Glady, 850-717-4450

DCF to host foster parent recruitment event featuring NexGen band, food trucks and more

Miami – The Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF), along with Our Kids and community partners, will host a foster parent recruitment event on Saturday, January 30, 2016, featuring a concert in the park by the NexGen and The Motivational Edge Band. This event, Fostering Success: One Teen at a Time, is free and open to the public.

Florida's NexGen Band is a group of teenagers who are either foster, adopted or biological children of foster families from various locations within Florida. The musical group was formed from a larger network of teens in foster care and their families through the Florida Foster and Adopted Parent Association and The Motivational Edge.

  • WHO: 
    DCF, the City of Miami, Florida Foster Parent Association, Our Kids of Miami-Dade and Monroe, The Children’s Trust, and Voices for Children Foundation.

  • WHAT: NexGen and The Motivational Edge Concert in the Park – Music, Food Trucks, Face Painting, Burnie and the Heat Dancers, Emcee Myriam Masihy, Investigative Reporter for Telemundo 51 and NBC6 South Florida

  • WHEN:
    Saturday, January 30, 2016, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m.

  • WHERE:
    Bayfront Park, Tina Hills Pavilion, 301 North Biscayne Blvd, Miami, Florida