T.A.L.L Teens Are Lifelong Learners

AYUDA in collaboration with the Children Trust, Miami Beach Parks & Recreation Department and Miami Beach Senior High provide the TALL Program.

AYUDA’s Teens are Lifelong Learners (T.A.L.L.) is a youth enrichment program serving at risk middle and high school aged youth, including youth with disabilities. The goal of T.A.L.L. is to improve the lives of its participants through life/social skills training, academic support, service learning, Job training, Art (Dance), and Entrepreneurship so that the youth of Miami Beach may lead successful, self-sufficient lives in the future. T.A.L.L. implements the “Positive Action” curriculum, an evidence-based program that guides youths into making the connection between thoughts, actions, and feelings through dynamic and interactive activities that encourage them to use critical thinking and problem solving skills.

The school year program runs on Mondays and Wednesdays from 2:30pm-4:30pm in Miami Beach Senior High School for high school students and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30pm-5:30pm for middle school youth in Normandy Isle Pool and Park as well as Scott Rakow Youth Center.  This program consists of:

  • Social-emotional learning
  • Academic support
  • Civic engagement
  • Job training
  • Entrepreneurship (provided by Junior Achievement of Grater Miami)

The summer program runs Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:00 am to 4:00pm at Normandy Isle Pool and Park This program consists of:

  • Social-emotional learning
  • Civic engagement
  • Art (Dance)

TALL Program is funded by The Children’s Trust. The Children’s Trust is a dedicated source of revenue established by voter referendum to improve the lives of children and families in Miami-Dade County.